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“Buck” Thrailkill – Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Desert Storm

| December 8, 2020 | 225 Comments
“Buck” Thrailkill – Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Desert Storm

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on David Walkup Thrailkill, or better known as “Buck” as he likes to be called.  Buck comes to us from Fayetteville, North Carolina and is 57 years old at the time of this writing – December 2020. We actually had military records on ol’ Buck for […]

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Highest Military Rank – General “D”

| November 18, 2020 | 50 Comments
Highest Military Rank – General “D”

In the Stolen Valor section of reddit, they introduce a man found on a park bench in Washington, D.C. and, well, uh… I think he speaks about himself in a way that I never could.  So, here is “General ‘D’”…   . . . There is no indication that this was staged or a spoof […]

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Donald Eugene Lee – Phony Vietnam Vet Back on the Radar

| October 14, 2020 | 79 Comments
Donald Eugene Lee – Phony Vietnam Vet Back on the Radar

A while back, Jonn Lilyea wrote about Donald Eugene Lee, a phony Vietnam veteran. Lee did serve during the Vietnam War, so can say he was a “Vietnam Times” soldier, but his bling and claims went beyond that.  It’s clear that he promoted himself as being in the Viet of the Nam.  The original case […]

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Carol Badoni – Fake Twice Wounded Afghanistan Veteran

| September 17, 2020 | 240 Comments
Carol Badoni – Fake Twice Wounded Afghanistan Veteran

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on Carol Ann Badoni.  Badoni is 50 y/o as of the time of this writing and lives in Burlington, Wisconsin which is about 40 min from Kenosha.  Her AKAs include: Karen Badoni, Carol A. Badoni, Carol Ann Badoni, and Karen A. Badonischultz. After the shootings in […]

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Anthony Benardello – Phony Delta / Special Forces Sniper

| August 20, 2020 | 98 Comments
Anthony Benardello – Phony Delta / Special Forces Sniper

The folks at MilitaryPhony sent us their work on this Anthony John Benardello fella.  Tony comes to us from Florence, South Carolina, and is 61 y/o at the time of this writing – August 2020. Good ol’ Tony seems to have packed a lot of runnin’ and gunnin’ into his military career.  After leaving the […]

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Vietnam Vet vs. Vietnam-Era Vet

| May 12, 2020 | 110 Comments
Vietnam Vet vs. Vietnam-Era Vet

Bottom Line Up Front:  A National Defense Service Medal vs. a Vietnam Service Medal. I don’t know all the fine details of this case, including the logo posted on this man’s campaign site, but I’ll give you the broad overview. Larry Walsh is serving as a County Commissioner in Douglas County Nevada and had claimed […]

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John Grandizio, Green Beret…NOT!! – Guardians of the Green Beret

| March 26, 2020 | 165 Comments
John Grandizio, Green Beret…NOT!! – Guardians of the Green Beret

Our friends at Guardians of the Green Beret bring us their case on John Grandizio.  It seems that being a legit Wounded Warrior was not enough for Johnny so he added a bunch of ribbon salad and promoted himself.   John Grandizio was brought to our attention by a member of a Ranger Regiment forum […]

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Craig “Doc” Glynn – Military Records

| March 18, 2020 | 43 Comments
Craig “Doc” Glynn – Military Records

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on James Craig “Doc” Glynn who we wrote about here.  Glynn lives in Titusville, Florida and is 68 years old at the time of this writing – March 2020. Here Glynn claims he was in Afghanistan just as Prince Harry was. Here he claims MSG along […]

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