September 29th, 2011
08:46 AM ET

Tattoo becomes reality (from Time's Battleland blog)

Tattoos are as old as war. Lots of soldiers get them, with military motifs, girlfriend's names, or various guns, skulls or dragons adorning their skin. Some get something less ornate. As Mark Thompson reports on Time's Battleland blog, when Private First Class Kyle Hockenberry had For those I love I will sacrifice stitched into his flesh he had no idea how prescient he was.

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Filed under: Afghanistan • Military • Military life • Time's Battleland blog
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