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What is Stolen Valor?

| October 28, 2022 | 9 Comments
What is Stolen Valor?

In a recent article in AZCentral.com, they outline a few Stolen Valor cases and highlight Doug Sterner, who has been active in stolen valor issues. Doug and his wife were behing getting a Stolen Valor law passed in addition to Doug writing a book on Stolen Valor titled “Restoring Valor: One Couple’s Mission to Expose […]

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Fake Navy SEAL Scams Victims Out of $1.5 Million

| October 19, 2022 | 14 Comments
Fake Navy SEAL Scams Victims Out of $1.5 Million

Several news outlets are reporting that a California man has pleaded guilty to scamming close to 20 people out of $1.5 Million dollars while falsely claiming he was a Navy SEAL. From Stars and Stripes / The Charlotte Observer: Fake ‘Navy SEAL’ scammed victims out of $1.5 million to buy luxury cars, feds say By […]

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NCIS Hawaii: Stolen Valor

| September 28, 2022 | 32 Comments
NCIS Hawaii: Stolen Valor

There has been some recent promotion for an upcoming episode of NCIS Hawaii that has to do with Stolen Valor as a theme.  It will be Episode 3 of Season 2 and it airs on Monday October 3, 2022. The official promo states: NCIS: Hawaii – Season 2 Episode 3 “Stolen Valor” – Tennant and […]

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Fake Marine Pleads Guilty in Stolen Valor Case

| July 14, 2022 | 39 Comments
Fake Marine Pleads Guilty in Stolen Valor Case

Several news outlets are reporting that Sarah Cavanaugh, who we posted about here, has plead guilty to federal charges in a case of Stolen Valor. East Greenwich woman to plead guilty to federal charges in stolen valor case by SCOTT ALLEN, NBC 10 NEWS   |   Tuesday, July 12th 2022 An East Greenwich woman accused of […]

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Marty Saffel – POW-MIA Vietnam Veteran… Not So Fast

| June 8, 2022 | 140 Comments
Marty Saffel – POW-MIA Vietnam Veteran… Not So Fast

CBS14 / FOX44 Siouxland News published a video and story about a Vietnam Veteran who says he was a POW-MIA. Someone who is an esteemed member of the VG/TAH community sensed that something was amiss. They wrote to the news station and the media outlet published an “update.” Veteran shares story of survival in Vietnam […]

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One Sheriff’s Race: Two Cases of Stolen Valor

| May 20, 2022 | 29 Comments
One Sheriff’s Race: Two Cases of Stolen Valor

An article on the website WeAreTheMighty.com highlights the sheriff’s race in Callahan County Texas in which the two candidates tried to “out hooah” each other with military claims. One sheriff’s race: Two instances of stolen valor by Bethaney Phillips | May 19, 2022 In rural Callahan County, Texas, a town of about 4,000, a normal […]

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Texas Man Arrested on Charges Related to a Stolen Valor Investigation

| May 19, 2022 | 11 Comments
Texas Man Arrested on Charges Related to a Stolen Valor Investigation

The Fort Worth Star Telegram and the Hood County News report that a man has been arrested in connection with a Stolen Valor investigation. North Texas man arrested on charges related to a stolen valor investigation BY DAVID SILVA RAMIREZ | UPDATED MAY 18, 2022 4:04 PM A man was arrested in North Texas last […]

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Rhode Island Introduces Bill for Tougher Stolen Valor Law

| April 7, 2022 | 28 Comments
Rhode Island Introduces Bill for Tougher Stolen Valor Law

No doubt influenced by the recent fiasco with Sarah Cavanaugh scamming people by claiming she was a combat-wounded Marine, Rhode Island has introduced a bill to toughen up their Stolen Valor violations. RI lawmaker pushes to criminalize ‘stolen valor’ by: Sarah Doiron     |     Posted: Apr 5, 2022 PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Nearly one month […]

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