What is the purpose of a Soliers dog tags?

United States
August 21, 2006 6:09pm CST
Why are the seperated on the same chain?
2 responses
@swolecat (1278)
• United States
21 Aug 06
They are to identify soldiers... pretty obvious
@pisshole (493)
• New Zealand
21 Aug 06
It's to make it easier for the enemy snipers. When they see the sun reflecting off the dog tags they get a good idea of where the soldier's neck is.