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22 January 2018 Dan Bernath Day

| January 22, 2020 | 107 Comments
22 January 2018 Dan Bernath Day

-6’AGL and holding Hat tip to ChipNASA, our combined effort for the memorial.

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Man Poses as Marine with Multiple Sclerosis to Solicit Donations

| January 10, 2020 | 22 Comments
Man Poses as Marine with Multiple Sclerosis to Solicit Donations

The publication DelawareOnline reports that Rodney A. Hearn posed as a Marine veteran in order to ask for donations for his multiple sclerosis. Police arrested a Seaford man Tuesday, saying he went door-to-door in a Blades neighborhood asking for donations while posing as a veteran. According to police, Rodney A. Hearn, 44, approached at least […]

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TN Man Arrested for Stolen Valor

| December 21, 2019 | 40 Comments
TN Man Arrested for Stolen Valor

Newschannel5.com reports that Chris Wesley Williams has been arrested on stolen valor charges on Thursday. The entire article was so short, we will quote it in it’s entirety below: Man arrested in Maury County for stolen valor SPRING HILL, Tenn. (WTVF) — A Spring Hill man was arrested on stolen valor charges Thursday, Maury County […]

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Ty Hampe – The Rest of the Story

| December 19, 2019 | 127 Comments
Ty Hampe – The Rest of the Story

The folks at MilitaryPhony published additional military records on Ty Hampe – the individual claiming to have two CIBs and a Purple Heart. You may recall that TAH published an article about Hampe here. Hampe’s Facebook page has a post of him in uniform and then a closeup of the uniform. Hampe also had a […]

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John DeSomer – Fake POW, 8 Bronze Stars, 4 Purple Hearts

| December 9, 2019 | 113 Comments
John DeSomer – Fake POW, 8 Bronze Stars, 4 Purple Hearts

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on John Edward DeSomer.  DeSomer died on November 7, 2019.  His obituary got huge distribution across at least 9 newspapers and 3 online news services, if not more. The obituary raised some eyebrows with all the military accomplishments and DeSomer was not listed as a Prisoner of […]

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Gregg Ramsdell Pleads Guilty to Stolen Valor

| December 7, 2019 | 17 Comments
Gregg Ramsdell Pleads Guilty to Stolen Valor

We previously posted about Gregg Ramsdell here when he was charged with stolen valor, but in a brand new development Ramsdell has pleaded guilty to the charges. The Ledger-Enquirer reports that Ramsdell was paid $76,000 for PTSD as a direct result of war events that he now admits he made up. According to the plea […]

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Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Update

| December 4, 2019 | 39 Comments
Fake SEAL Charged with Defrauding VA Update

Richard Meleski, Career Criminal Late last month Steve posted up the sorry tale of one Richard Meleski, who fraudulently claimed military service as a Navy SEAL, falsely claimed he served in Beirut, and claimed he was both a POW and Silver Star recipient. These claims resulted in his wrongly receiving over $300,000 from the VA, […]

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Bob Glaves: Stolen Valor Hurts Everyone

| November 11, 2019 | 37 Comments
Bob Glaves: Stolen Valor Hurts Everyone

Greg Taylor of the Peninsula Daily News wrote a Point of View article about how Veterans Day is special and he talks about a recent “development” in their community… This summer, the Peninsula Daily News featured a front-page story about a Vietnam veteran riding his motorcycle to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. to […]

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