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Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

| September 23, 2020 | 128 Comments
Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on Daniel Austin Greenwell.  Greenwell is from New Harmony, Indiana and is 32 year old at the time of this writing – Sept 2020. As you can see from the first photo of him, he wears a Navy SEAL Trident on his Navy uniform.  On Greenwell’s […]

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Stolen Valor in a Prop 21 Ad

| September 16, 2020 | 26 Comments
Stolen Valor in a Prop 21 Ad

Several news outlets which include the San Diego Tribune and the BusinessWire report that veteran groups are up in arms over a recent ad campaign featuring an actor that they claim is in violation of the Stolen Valor Act. The ad advocates for Prop 21 and features an actor polishing a Bronze Star.  The issue […]

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Georgia veteran who faked military honors gets max jail time

| August 20, 2020 | 29 Comments
Georgia veteran who faked military honors gets max jail time

We previously discussed Gregg Ramsdell when he was first accused of stolen valor and again when he pled guilty to stolen valor, he has now been sentenced to the maximum penalty. A veteran who collected federal benefits after faking a mental health condition and who falsely claimed to have earned two military honors was sentenced […]

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Stolen Valor Cases Rising Amidst Pandemic

| July 28, 2020 | 26 Comments
Stolen Valor Cases Rising Amidst Pandemic

This is what National Archives investigators believe. They’re making their research resources more available to help combat stolen valor. They suspect an increase in stolen valor cases amidst the pandemic. They want to better assist law enforcement with addressing stolen valor cases. From Military.com: Metrick pointed to the recent case of Christopher Crawford, 31, who […]

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Eight Years Ago Today: Alvarez v. United States

| June 28, 2020 | 19 Comments
Eight Years Ago Today: Alvarez v. United States

The Ukiah Daily Journal has an article by attorney Frank Zotter Jr. where he reflects on the Supreme Court ruling that came out exactly 8 years ago today. Judicial Follies: Lying like a rug By FRANK ZOTTER JR. June 28, 2020 On the first page of its website, the U.S. Supreme Court’s calendar marks in yellow […]

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Mike Swanson – Phony Purple Heart Recipient

| June 4, 2020 | 169 Comments
Mike Swanson – Phony Purple Heart Recipient

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on James Michael “Doc” Swanson.  He usually goes by “Mike.”  Swanson claims on his Together We Served (TWS) profile that he was an HM1 (E-6).   A couple of other side notes on Swanson’s TWS profile: 1) LENGTH OF SERVICE – Swanson has three service stripes displayed […]

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Flag Burning and Stolen Valor

| June 3, 2020 | 45 Comments
Flag Burning and Stolen Valor

The StamfordAdvocate writes that President Trump is wrong when he claims that the Supreme Court would allow for a flag-burning statue. Trump says the Supreme Court would allow a ‘very powerful flag-burning statute.’ He’s wrong. President Donald Trump returned to a long-dormant political debate in Monday’s call with governors. He assured the governors that “I’m […]

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Bob Morgan – Phony SEAL; Fake Covert Mission to Libya

| March 19, 2020 | 124 Comments
Bob Morgan – Phony SEAL; Fake Covert Mission to Libya

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on this Robert Eugene Morgan fella.  Robert, who seems to go by “Bob” comes to us from Kingsland, Georgia. Bob was featured in an article in The Brunswick News in which they spoke about his time as a US Navy SEAL. The military claims were summarized […]

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