Civilians can wear dog tags at their own convenience as long as it does not go against the local public decency laws. Not only does it serve as a stylish fashion statement, but it is also a means of identification for emergency techs in case of emergencies.
Can I wear my dog tags in civilian clothes?
Usually, dog tags were worn around the neck or laced into the combat boots of military personnel. However, Americans civilians can wear dog tags in any way that they please as long as they do not try to gain any benefits from it.
Is it OK to wear your dad’s dog tags?
It is absolutely 100% respectful. You are honoring your father’s memory and his service by wearing his dog tags.
Do you wear dog tags during PT?
(1) Soldiers will wear ID tags at all times when in a field environment, while traveling in aircraft, and when outside the continental United States. (2) Personnel will wear ID tags around the neck, except when safety considerations apply (such as during physical training).
What does it mean when a guy gives you his dog tags?
If a Soldier has actually given you their issued dog tags, they are now in violation of regulations every time they wear their uniform. They are considered “out of regs” or “out of uniform,” so already they’re letting their own uniform standards fall for a bit of pea-cocking.