Described by the D.C. Examiner as "one of the most aggressive marketers of radio frequency identification chips," Florida-based VeriChip is lobbying the Pentagon to implant microchip IDs under the skin of 1.4 million US troops.
The subcutaneous microchips known as RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) chips would ostensibly allow the Pentagon to track every soldier, althought the reason given is to store a person's ID and medical history, replacing the metal "dog tag" IDs and reminding students of history of the Roman era "tesserae," which "marked" slaves during the Roman Empire.
Christians, of course, are reminded of the so-called "Mark of the Beast," which has been touted as another road marker in the march towards a One World Dictatorship.
Verichip is "in discussions with the Pentagon, according to the DC Examiner.
VeriChip spokeswoman Nicole Philbin told the Examiner. "The potential for this technology doesnt just stop at the civilian level, Philbin said.