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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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Myke Michaels – Phony Vietnam Vet, Phony SEAL

| December 2, 2019 | 129 Comments
Myke Michaels – Phony Vietnam Vet, Phony SEAL

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on Myke Ivan Michaels.  Michaels is 65 years old as of December 2019 and lives in Studio City, California. On occasion, he is listed as ‘Maysen Michaels’ in addition to Myke Michaels. Michaels works in the film industry as a Hollywood make-up artist, having worked on popular […]

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Valor Friday

| November 29, 2019 | 3 Comments
Valor Friday

Today’s Valor Friday goes to Gunners Mate Second Class Patrick O. Ford, and his actions as a Riverine Patrol Boat crewman during the Viet Nam conflict. Sadly, his Navy Cross was awarded posthumously. Ford was born in San Francisco, California, on May 2, 1942. At the age of 15, he moved to Phoenix, Arizona, where […]

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UPDATE: Maggie DeSanti – Media Darling or Stolen Valor Con Artist?

| October 28, 2019 | 165 Comments
UPDATE:  Maggie DeSanti – Media Darling or Stolen Valor Con Artist?

We thought that it was time for an update on significant events surrounding Margaret C. DeSanti. We wrote about Margaret in 2014 here: https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=57300 Then, the recent 2019 follow-up with Margaret here: https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=92064 FoxNews carried the story here: https://valorguardians.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/the-five-one-more-thing-21oct2019.mp4 FoxNews did not respond to emails asking for a correction. Background Research There was a lot […]

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Maggie DeSanti – Phony Army Nurse Still At It

| October 21, 2019 | 526 Comments
Maggie DeSanti – Phony Army Nurse Still At It

One of our ninjas highlighted these recent stories. You may recall a 2014 TAH posting about Maggie DeSanti here. Well, she’s back at it and in the news over the past couple of days. “When she was an Army nurse during the Vietnam War, DeSanti rappelled from helicopters to treat wounded soldiers.” https://www.fox10phoenix.com/news/us-army-vietnam-veteran-nurse-84-challenges-tsa-agent-to-10-push-ups-before-honor-flight 84-year-old US […]

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UPDATE: ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ “Restricted” Files

| October 11, 2019 | 147 Comments
UPDATE: ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ “Restricted” Files

Dave Hardin was going to do an update on this but before it spills over into the Weekend Open Thread, I will do a starter post here for awareness and you may want to check back for a separate post from Dave on this subject. The Peninsula Daily News has published a followup article about […]

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UPDATE: What about Bob?

| October 3, 2019 | 83 Comments
UPDATE: What about Bob?

Just so you get a regular status on Robert ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves, we wanted to post another update. For anybody that has limited time, we provide the above CliffsNotes. NO BOB – Not a peep. In fact, there never was a peep from Bob about all of this.  All communication has seemingly been happening through […]

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‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves – Preview of Coming Attractions

| September 25, 2019 | 185 Comments
‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves – Preview of Coming Attractions

A lot of people have been asking behind the scenes what is happening with the ‘Alaska Bob’ Glaves’ case – adding that all they hear is crickets, including around the town of Port Angeles, WA.  This is the community where a lot of people participated in the ride supporting Bob and donated to the charity […]

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