Dogtags

Well, you’ve stepped to a new low! How could you stop personalized dogtags that are ” personalized” . I would think it would be between the person wearing it & God, and not against the anti religious. So disappointed. Hopefully you can man up and reverse this. God help you. 

(name withheld)


Response from MRFF Advisory Board Member John Compere

On Dec 3, 2019, at 5:44 PM, John Compere wrote:

 

Mr. (name withheld),
 
The secular military, as a department of our secular government, cannot promote or endorse one version of religion over all others because it is prohibited by the secular US Constitution, established American law, US Department of Defense regulatory laws & US Armed Forces regulations.
 
Military personnel have the right to personally pursue any belief & possess any religious scripture they desire, but one version of religion cannot be promoted or endorsed by our secular government by placing it on government property at taxpayer expense in violation of our laws & regulations.
 
Brigadier General John Compere, US Army (Retired)
Disabled American Veteran (Vietnam Era)
Board Member, Military Religious Freedom Foundation (80% Christians)

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3 Comments

  1. G

    Dog tags are military property, end of the story.

  2. WFZ337

    These dog tags are not issued by the military but have to be ordered and paid for and anyone can order one and wear one. Plus this is no way proselytizing when they are worn inside your shirt where only the soldier can see. I will order one for my nephew who is in the Air Force to wear around his neck.

  3. G

    Wrong WFZ 337. Anything that is not sanctioned on the soldier’s body is will be viewed as being out of uniform. Your nephew will be court-martial for it.

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