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Florida Today’s Segment on a Phony GWOT Veteran

| February 29, 2020 | 43 Comments
Florida Today’s Segment on a Phony GWOT Veteran

Ninja came across a Florida Today video featuring one Craig “Doc” Glynn. According to their video, he did serve in Vietnam as a medic. Glynn made additional claims to include deployments to Somalia, Afghanistan, and Iraq. However, he left in 1972. Since that time, he gained a different type of experience. This included a self-inflicted […]

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U.S. Marine pilot whose heroics helped stop 1973 New Orleans sniper dies at 84

| February 20, 2020 | 31 Comments
U.S. Marine pilot whose heroics helped stop 1973 New Orleans sniper dies at 84

A decorated U.S. Marine Corps pilot who risked his life and career to help New Orleans police during the Howard Johnson’s hotel sniper attack that claimed seven lives in 1973 died Feb. 13 of cancer, according to his family. Retired Lt. Gen. Charles “Chuck” Pitman Sr., whose heroics in piloting a helicopter that allowed police […]

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Purple Heart Recipient on 15 Most Wanted

| January 31, 2020 | 18 Comments
Purple Heart Recipient on 15 Most Wanted

Jacob Blair Scott has been added to the 15 most wanted list by US Marshals. He is accused of raping his then 14-year-old stepdaughter and impregnating her. When he was supposed to show up in court, he was a no show. When marshals took action to apprehend him, they found a dinghy boat and a […]

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Retired Navy SEAL, Survivor Favorite, Passes Away

| November 3, 2019 | 14 Comments
Retired Navy SEAL, Survivor Favorite, Passes Away

Retired Navy SEAL, Rudy Boesch, passed away Friday night while surrounded by family. He was 91. He showed up in the inaugural season of Survivor and was a favorite among the fans. He returned for their eighth season, the “All-Star” season. He may have not placed first in the show, but he survived where he […]

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Veteran Gets Penis Transplant

| October 15, 2019 | 31 Comments
Veteran Gets Penis Transplant

When “Ray” stepped on a roadside bomb, his next memory could’ve been something we watch or read regarding near-death experiences. Except, he could’ve been one of those who would not be able to relate the tale. He may have been killed by the blast or died from his injuries. Luckily, his experience was different. It […]

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VA Fraud, it’s a family affair

| September 20, 2019 | 38 Comments
VA Fraud, it’s a family affair

This hits entirely too close to home. I never met Mr. Biggs, aka Individual 1, in person, but we have more than a few friends in common. Why, after a stellar Navy career and attaining Division Head status at NAWCAD PAX River, he chose to risk it all is a mystery. All gone now, and […]

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Better Late Than Never

| September 19, 2019 | 17 Comments
Better Late Than Never

A World Warr II tanker crewman was recently awarded the Bronze Star. From the article: Smoyer, of Allentown, Pennsylvania, was part of a famous March 6, 1945, duel in Cologne, Germany, where his Pershing tank destroyed a German Panther tank about three weeks after D-Day. The battle was captured on film and Smoyer became known […]

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Washington nonprofit leader paid rent with veterans’ money, documents show

| August 15, 2019 | 20 Comments
Washington nonprofit leader paid rent with veterans’ money, documents show

One of our ninjas came up with this infuriating saga of how a charity that provided veteran’s work and housing for 30 years is now in financial straights. The manager, Rosemary Hibbler, used the Veterans Independent Enterprises of Washington (VIEW) as her personal account, while bills and workers salaries were late, or not paid at […]

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