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Saturday, May 18, 2019
DNA & Military Service...... Bet You Didn't Know
In way long ago days past, men who fought and died for their country were often never identified. Then along came dog tags. Now-a-days, every man or woman who joins the military has a sample of their DNA taken. America wants no more "Unknowns." This action came about in 1991 after the Gulf War. So if you've been in the military, your DNA is already a drop in the vast ocean of humanity.