U.S. Army changing dog tags for first time in 40 years

Daily News Article - December 15, 2015

Questions

PLEASE NOTE:  Next week look for a special Christmas post. Regular "Daily News Articles" will resume Monday, January 11.  (Also, look for our "2015 Year in Review" news quiz in January as well.) 

1. What changes are being made to the dog tags the U.S. Army uses?

2. Why are these changes being made? Be specific.

3. Define mandate.

4. If the dog tag change was mandated eight years ago, why is the order only being implemented now?

5. Which soldiers will be issued the new dog tags first?