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Stolen Purple Heart Returned

| October 21, 2021 | 2 Comments
Stolen Purple Heart Returned

Nearly 40 years missing from a burglary, Viet Nam Vet Gus Allbritton has been reunited with his award. Purple Heart stolen from Vietnam vet returned nearly 40 years later: ‘I couldn’t believe it’ Veteran Gus Allbritton was wounded three times during the Vietnam War By Emma Colton A Vietnam veteran is back in possession of […]

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Mike Rick – Phony POW, Four Purple Hearts?

| June 15, 2021 | 240 Comments
Mike Rick – Phony POW, Four Purple Hearts?

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on Michael Riordan Rick.  In turn, this case was brought to their attention by a special ninja that is part of the TAH community, so what goes around comes around.  Mike Rick, or the guy with two first names, comes to us from Fort Wayne Indiana.  He […]

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Kerry Grabs Attention…. Again

| April 29, 2021 | 46 Comments
Kerry Grabs Attention…. Again

John Kerry…. you remember him, right? Mr. Kerry’s going right ahead full speed with his destruction of the USA.The Fox reporter starts with what Kerry did on his recent trip to Iran: give out what one can assume is classified info to the Iranian government. Anyone ever listen to his “testimony” about troops in Vietnam, […]

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Robert “Mr. Bob” Walker – Official Records

| December 9, 2020 | 45 Comments
Robert “Mr. Bob” Walker – Official Records

You may recall a recent post about Robert Walker, who was featured on the front of a magazine called the Chadds Ford JunXion, which is a local community magazine. On the cover and in the writeup, claims were made about a Navy Cross, a Silver Star and a Purple Heart for combat actions in Vietnam.  […]

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Weapons of MAC SOG

| December 7, 2020 | 20 Comments
Weapons of MAC SOG

Military Assistance Command, Studies and Observations Group Our own Boomer of Sunday fame sends us this article by Maj. John L. Plaster, U.S. Army (Ret.), and his experiences in the black world during a very dark time. I’ve taken the liberty of reposting the article in its entirety here. Behind Enemy Lines: Guns of Vietnam’s […]

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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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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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