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Keesler Airman receives first Native American identification tags

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kristal Stacey, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty imaging section chief, admires her new pair of dog tags inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Stacey was the first in line to have her’s made. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kristal Stacey, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty imaging section chief, admires her new pair of dog tags inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Stacey was the first in line to have her’s made. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kristal Stacey, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty imaging section chief, admires her new pair of dog tags inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Stacey was the first in line to have her’s made. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Kristal Stacey, 81st Diagnostic and Therapeutics Squadron specialty imaging section chief, admires her new pair of dog tags inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Stacey was the first in line to have her’s made. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A dog tag machine displays an Airman's Native American nation inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Keesler was the first in line to issue a pair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

A dog tag machine displays an Airman's Native American nation inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Keesler was the first in line to issue a pair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Krista Reeves, 81st Force Support Squadron installation personnel readiness NCO in charge, inputs her information into a dog tag machine inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Keesler was the first in line to issue a pair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Krista Reeves, 81st Force Support Squadron installation personnel readiness NCO in charge, inputs her information into a dog tag machine inside the Taylor Logistics Center at Keesler Air Force Base, Mississippi, March 2, 2021. After the Air Force changed its policy to allow Native Americans to identify their Tribe or Nation on their identification tags, Keesler was the first in line to issue a pair. (U.S. Air Force photo by Kemberly Groue)

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE, Miss. --