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“Mr. Bob” – Vietnam Vet, Navy Cross, Silver Star & Purple Heart

| November 25, 2020 | 155 Comments
“Mr. Bob” – Vietnam Vet, Navy Cross, Silver Star & Purple Heart

The Chadds Ford JunXion, a local community magazine, featured Robert Walker on its front cover for the November 2020 edition.  Robert lives in Oxford, Pennsylvania – just west of Philadelphia – and is 70 years old at the time of this posting. Robert recently retired from the Pocopson / Unionville Chadds Ford School District (UCFSD) […]

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Phonies Among Us

| November 25, 2020 | 16 Comments
Phonies Among Us

Rumor has it that the Stolen Valor cases are stacking up.  We have received ONE recent FOIA request from NPRC that was submitted back in April 2020.  We are still waiting for other FOIA results before that case is complete but hopefully, it is a sign of things to come.  We didn’t know if the […]

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Patrick Dowdee – POW, 2 Silver Stars & 3 Purple Hearts

| October 22, 2020 | 191 Comments
Patrick Dowdee – POW, 2 Silver Stars & 3 Purple Hearts

DISCLAIMER:  In the challenging age of COVID-19, the National Personnel Records Center is operating at a reduced capacity and is only entertaining emergencies and funerals at this time.  Although we filed for Mr. Dowdee’s military records, we don’t anticipate they will come until sometime in the winter or spring of 2021.  In the meantime, we […]

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Man Sentenced to 16 Months for Stolen Valor

| October 10, 2020 | 28 Comments
Man Sentenced to 16 Months for Stolen Valor

The Marine Corps Times and Newsweek report that a man was sentenced to 16 months in federal prison for claiming to be a Marine that was wounded twice in combat; then using these claims to fraudulently obtain medical and other benefits. The man, James Jonathan Stiles of Orange California, was also to ordered to pay […]

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Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

| September 23, 2020 | 173 Comments
Daniel Greenwell – Phony SEAL and Fake PH & BSM

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on Daniel Austin Greenwell.  Greenwell is from New Harmony, Indiana and is 32 year old at the time of this writing – Sept 2020. As you can see from the first photo of him, he wears a Navy SEAL Trident on his Navy uniform.  On Greenwell’s […]

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Carol Badoni – Fake Twice Wounded Afghanistan Veteran

| September 17, 2020 | 240 Comments
Carol Badoni – Fake Twice Wounded Afghanistan Veteran

The folks at Military Phony sent us their work on Carol Ann Badoni.  Badoni is 50 y/o as of the time of this writing and lives in Burlington, Wisconsin which is about 40 min from Kenosha.  Her AKAs include: Karen Badoni, Carol A. Badoni, Carol Ann Badoni, and Karen A. Badonischultz. After the shootings in […]

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SecDef approves proposal to upgrade Alwyn Cashe’s Silver Star to the Medal of Honor

| August 29, 2020 | 29 Comments
SecDef approves proposal to upgrade Alwyn Cashe’s Silver Star to the Medal of Honor

I erred yesterday when I scheduled this article. It was supposed to go out this AM, but I set it for yesterday AM. It posted retroactively (who knew WordPress would do that?). Despite the error, many of you saw it, but I want to make sure everyone gets a chance. If it looks familiar, it’s because […]

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75 Years ago today…

| August 5, 2020 | 33 Comments
75 Years ago today…

Colonel Paul Tibbets flew his B-29 heavy bomber “Enola Gay” over Hiroshima, Japan 75 years ago today. At 0815 local time on 8/6/45 (1915 hours EDT 8/5/45) his bombardier Major Thomas Ferebee released their top-secret payload. Their payload was so secret only he, Tibbets, and the weaponeer Navy Captain William “Deak” Parsons knew what was […]

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