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Guns & Moms & Grandmas

| July 14, 2020 | 26 Comments
Guns & Moms & Grandmas

I read this article on Cherries Writer’s blog yesterday, and really sympathized with this poor fellow. It was January 1968. The Tet Offensive was well underway. There were firefights galore and Hell wanted its pay. One of the Lieutenant’s three machine guns was down for repairs, so when he wrote his letter home to Mom, […]

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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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Auction House Confronted About Military Medals

| February 4, 2020 | 28 Comments
Auction House Confronted About Military Medals

We carried a story here last week about the Bird family complaining that an auction house was selling medals allegedly belonging to their service member that was KIA. It seems the auction house was confronted about all of this and they insist that the medals are real. Cleveland 19 News carries another story about this […]

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Archie Allen – Fake Marine Buried with Full Military Honors

| February 4, 2020 | 90 Comments
Archie Allen – Fake Marine Buried with Full Military Honors

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Archie Lee Allen who died last month at the age of 71 years old. Allen had been on the radar about his claims and was asked about his service about a year ago. He claimed he was a Vietnam-era Marine with the MOS of 0311. […]

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Warren Reiten – Vietnam War “Times” Veteran

| February 3, 2020 | 73 Comments
Warren Reiten – Vietnam War “Times” Veteran

The kind folks at Military Phony send us their work on Warren Robert Reiten.  Reiten is 76 years old at the time of this writing and lives in Fargo, North Dakota. Warren is frequently introduced as a Vietnam War veteran.  He claims he was a U.S. Army First Lieutenant (O-2) and was stationed with the […]

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David T. Eschenfelder NOT a Green Beret

| February 3, 2020 | 73 Comments
David T. Eschenfelder NOT a Green Beret

The folks at GuardiansoftheGreenBeret just recently published a case on David T. Eschenfelder. Apparently he claimed to a few people on LinkedIn that he was a Green Beret in Vietnam.  This sparked some skepticism due to Eschenfelder’s age. Summary of Eschenfelder’s claims: Special Forces in Vietnam Served for 7 yrs, from 1970-76 Served in Vietnam […]

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Family Says Fake Military Medals Of Mt. Lebanon War Hero Are Being Sold At Online Auctions

| January 29, 2020 | 36 Comments
Family Says Fake Military Medals Of Mt. Lebanon War Hero Are Being Sold At Online Auctions

Lt. Thomas Bird One of our ninjas sends us a disturbing tale of someone profiting off of the valor of a fallen war hero by peddling counterfeit medals and awards in his name, at auction. The auction house is denying any inappropriate sales based on the word of the consignor, who has had a medal […]

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Sgt Slaughter Called out on Stolen Valor

| January 10, 2020 | 49 Comments
Sgt Slaughter Called out on Stolen Valor

The WrestlingInc.com reports that WWE superstar personality “Sgt Slaughter” is being accused of Stolen Valor. Say it isn’t so. In case you have any doubt – Santa Claus is real, wresting is not fake and Epstein killed himself.  *cough* The transgression that Sgt. Slaughter made was making claims in non-kayfabe interviews. In professional wrestling, kayfabe (pronounced KAY-fayb) refers to […]

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