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Re: dog tags and chest hair
« Reply #350 on: May 31, 2007, 16:42:40 »
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Re: dog tags and chest hair
« Reply #351 on: May 31, 2007, 20:16:26 »
A question for those who keep their Dog Tags in their pants pocket:

How long is the chain you have on them?

I mean......If someone has to break off half and place the chained half in your mouth and kick your cadaver's jaw shut, is the chain long enough?
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Re: dog tags and chest hair
« Reply #352 on: June 01, 2007, 07:44:41 »
A question for those who keep their Dog Tags in their pants pocket:

How long is the chain you have on them?

I mean......If someone has to break off half and place the chained half in your mouth and kick your cadaver's jaw shut, is the chain long enough?

That's not done any more, the chain with top half of the tag is left around the neck.
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Re: dog tags and chest hair
« Reply #353 on: June 01, 2007, 07:52:55 »
That's not done any more, the chain with top half of the tag is left around the neck.

And the disc/tag placed in the mouth to protect it from being torn off or destroyed in secondary 'events' such as explosion, napalm, or just transport through 'obstacles', etc. which may occur before the body can be properly recovered.  If it is left in a pocket, then some poor soul under combat conditions may waste precious time trying to find them.  How many times have you misplaced something in a Combat pocket and searched all pockets looking for it?  That is why it is worn around the neck.  STANDARDIZATION.

Why should some poor soul fall victim to enemy fire searching a body of a comrade for their ID Tags?

Everyone who has stated that it doesn't matter where, and that 'they' know who was "on the plane" are only thinking of one casualty.  What about hundreds or thousands of casualties?
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Dog Tags
« Reply #354 on: June 04, 2007, 06:11:56 »
 so on the weekend i had a buddy come over before we went out and he saw my dog tags on my dresser and decides to snap them apart. I was pissed because it took me close to 4 months to get them.
 but the point of this is does anyone know how much its costs to replace them so i know how much he owes me? and also would i just go to the Clerks at the armoury and ask to order new ones or would i go to the kit shop?

i would normally ask someone on a parade night but are armoury has shut down for the summer
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #355 on: June 04, 2007, 07:38:38 »
just go to the Clerks at the armoury and ask to order new ones



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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #356 on: June 04, 2007, 07:54:22 »
i would normally ask someone on a parade night but are armoury has shut down for the summer

Your unit will still have some daystaff during the week. Call or find out the hours and go in.
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #357 on: June 04, 2007, 08:14:37 »
3 bucks at Canex (mind you these are blanks)
BUt yes just order new ones from your OR
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #358 on: June 04, 2007, 08:17:02 »
thanks guys, i didnt think they would be that cheap
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #359 on: June 04, 2007, 09:38:36 »
... 1.  don't invite your friend over when you have breakable things lying around and get him to by you a couple of beers to compensate you for the trouble you have to go thru to get them replaced.

2.  put the darned ID Disks away when you aren't wearing them.  Forget about the look cool factor (LCF)

3.  Go to the OR and ask them to order you a new set of disks
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #360 on: June 04, 2007, 09:45:13 »
haha yeah well most of my friends just look at them and check them out, i only have one friend dumb enough to break them. He already bought me a couple beers and said he would pay for them because i thought they would cost about 30$ or so to replace but if there not expensive to replace ill just take the hit for them im not that cheap.
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #361 on: June 04, 2007, 15:08:55 »
hmmm about dumb friends? I usually stay away from that variety  ::) they're really bad juju...
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #362 on: June 04, 2007, 15:38:16 »
Yeah, but Medtech, he might be an infanteer... in which case he hardly has a choice....  ;D
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #363 on: June 04, 2007, 15:40:25 »
*drum beat* heyo!  :D
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #364 on: June 04, 2007, 17:54:40 »
Not expensive at all, in fact, free.

I ordered a new set when I wanted my religion changed and then a spare set in case I lose mine. So I have 3 sets in total and they cost exactly the square root of jack squat.
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #365 on: June 04, 2007, 17:56:26 »
Feel free not to answer, but I'm curious, you change from what to what ?
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #366 on: June 04, 2007, 18:35:12 »
Feel free not to answer, but I'm curious, you change from what to what ?

Anglican Church of Canada (ACC) to No Religion Expressed (NRE).
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #367 on: June 04, 2007, 18:52:37 »
What does it change when you have NRE put on?

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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #368 on: June 04, 2007, 19:10:54 »
? Maybe the padre won't read a piece of the Bible at your obtuary ?
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #369 on: June 04, 2007, 19:44:46 »
? Maybe the padre won't read a piece of the Bible at your obtuary ?

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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #370 on: June 06, 2007, 09:44:58 »
As a "Pinky" with the UN in the Sinia we had ours broken as part of the initiation, never asked for new ones and just looped the chain through both.

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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #371 on: June 06, 2007, 18:57:35 »
Ummm.... so you condone hazing rituals?  (JK :))
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #372 on: June 07, 2007, 15:54:46 »
? Maybe the padre won't read a piece of the Bible at your obtuary ?

I was told that the religion was on your ID disks, so that a padre of that religion will be on hand for the NOK.
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #373 on: June 07, 2007, 16:06:54 »
I was told that the religion was on your ID disks, so that a padre of that religion will be on hand for the NOK.

In my case I'm an NRE; my parents however are not. The ID discs represent the members religious beliefs/non-beliefs, and represent how that member wishes to have any ceremony proceeded with. They are not necessarily indicative of the parents wishs.
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Re: Dog Tags
« Reply #374 on: June 07, 2007, 19:51:41 »
In my case I'm an NRE; my parents however are not. The ID discs represent the members religious beliefs/non-beliefs, and represent how that member wishes to have any ceremony proceeded with. They are not necessarily indicative of the parents wishs.

What if you docs said otherwise???