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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 15, 2019 | 6 Comments
Valor Friday

Riverine Assault Craft. Mason is taking a well deserved break from his Valor Friday articles, as he is shifting colors to his new AO. Moving, in other words. I know what he’d rather be doing. Until he’s back up, y’all will have to put up with my ramblings on the subject. For today’s VF we […]

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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: ‘Alaska Bob’ Drama

| September 27, 2019 | 201 Comments
UPDATE: ‘Alaska Bob’ Drama

Military Phony has been in contact with Jesse Major, the reporter who did the original story about ‘Alaska Bob’ in the Peninsula Daily News. They are ready to go with the story and he did say that he confirmed that the NPRC documents that MP/TAH posted are indeed authentic. The only thing he is waiting […]

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“Alaska Bob” Glaves – NOT a Vietnam Veteran

| September 20, 2019 | 157 Comments
“Alaska Bob” Glaves – NOT a Vietnam Veteran

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on Robert Elgin Glaves Jr, better known as “Alaska Bob” or just plain “Bob.”   Bob claims to be a Vietnam veteran, having joined the US Army at 17 years old and fought in both Vietnam and Cambodia.  Unfortunately, he contracted cancer from chemicals used in Vietnam, […]

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