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Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

| August 8, 2019 | 19 Comments
Vietnam vet’s remains identified, flown home by son 52 years later in emotional ceremony

Col. Roy Knight Jr was shot down in combat in 1967 in Vietnam and, after reportedly ejecting from the plane, his body was never found. After his remains were identified 52 year later, his body was returned to the United States by his son, a pilot with Southwest Airlines. Normally returning the fallen is Hondo’s […]

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Valor Friday

| August 2, 2019 | 24 Comments
Valor Friday

“BUFF” Here’s Mason, once again with a meticulously researched piece about a remarkable aircraft, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress. And of the remarkable Airmen who flew in her, one position specifically. The lone enlisted guy. The tail gunner. Mason The B-52 is legendary. It’s one of the oldest American airframes still in service, and continually so […]

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Odenton resident apologizes for stolen valor…

| July 23, 2019 | 16 Comments
Odenton resident apologizes for stolen valor…

Memorial to military personnel, police and first responders in the Two Rivers community of Odenton. (Melissa Driscoll Krol / Capital Gazette) Our ninja is back, sending us a follow-up on Bob Pollock, phony SEAL and POW. He graced our pages just the other day on Steve’s post- Fake SEAL Behind Memorial Effort So yeah, he […]

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USS Independence

| July 18, 2019 | 10 Comments
USS Independence

USS Independence Nate’s back. Our favorite journalist sends us an autobiography of sorts, a boy-to-man story as told by Nate’s very good friend, Mr. S. R. S. USS Independence plays an important part twice in his life. Here’s his story, written with a simple elegance I can only wish for. It was early summer 1968. […]

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Valor Friday

| June 28, 2019 | 3 Comments
Valor Friday

Today’s Valor Friday is dedicated to Lieutenant Colonel Howard V Lee, USMC, and his actions in Quang Tri Provence, Viet Nam, during Operation Prairie. Mason has done his usual outstanding research on Lieutenant Colonel Lee’s valor during the dark days of the Viet Nam war. Here’s Mason: Mason On March 23, 2019, another hero of […]

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Ken Desautels – Phony Vietnam SEAL

| June 24, 2019 | 116 Comments
Ken Desautels – Phony Vietnam SEAL

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Kenneth Alfred Desautels who claims he was a SEAL in Vietnam by the act of wearing a US Navy SEAL insignia on his finest for Memorial Day 2019.  Desautels lives in Leicester, Massachusetts and is 74 years old as of June 2019. The Telegram.com carried […]

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Valor Friday

| June 21, 2019 | 3 Comments
Valor Friday

Howard V. Lee, USMC. Medal of Honor recipient for actions during the Vietnam War. Source: Official Marine Corps photo United States Marine Corps. For today’s Valor Friday we highlight Lieutenant Colonel Howard V Lee, USMC (ret) who, as a young platoon leader in Viet Nam, found action against a numerically superior enemy in the vicinity […]

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Robert Hayes – Phony Vietnam Vet, Fake Purple Heart

| June 17, 2019 | 191 Comments
Robert Hayes – Phony Vietnam Vet, Fake Purple Heart

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Robert Gene Hayes, who claims to have served in Vietnam, was in both the US Marine Corps and US Army Special Forces, worked in a “Black Ops” unit and was wounded in combat. Bob posts a lot of Vietnam-themed photos to his page but doesn’t […]

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