Former British Royal Marine ­Commando Faces “The Sack” over Wearing Fake Medals

| June 1, 2020

The DailyMailCo.UK posts that a former British Royal Commando was caught wearing fake Iraq and Afghanistan war medals to an awards ceremony.

Senior officer at nuclear police force faces the sack after being accused of wearing fake Iraq and Afghanistan war medals to awards ceremony

The chief gun officer at the Civil Nuclear Constabulary could be sacked after he was accused of wearing fake military medals including Iraq and Afghanistan military ­campaign ribbons at an awards ceremony.

Supt Glenn McAleavey, Force Firearms Officer for the Civil Nuclear Constabulary allegedly wore the ribbons on his tunic, despite never having served in either war zone.

The 37-year-old, who is a former Royal Marine ­commando, was reported by another former marine at the event, it is understood.

He is accused of breaching honesty and integrity standards and discreditable conduct.

 McAleavey served in the Royal Marines for four years before leaving in 2007 to become a firearms instructor.

He now oversees the CNC’s £39million training facility at Sellafield, Cumbria.

The article points out the he “is facing the sack” for wearing the medals.  He did not serve in either Afghanistan or Iraq.

 

Category: Afghanistan, Iraq

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  1. Commissar says:

    Such a weird unnecessary and ridiculous choice to make.

    Why do that? I suspect he had been lying about his service and felt the need to “prove” it by earring wearing the medals.

    But who the hell knows really. Some people just feel a pathological need to be liked, admired, or fit in to a group.

    • Hack Stone says:

      Fortunately, Commissar does not feel the need to be liked, admired, or fit in to a group. That is why he frequents this site.

  2. Commissar says:

    *wearing not earring,

  3. A Proud Infidel®™ says:

    Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.

  4. Keepin' It Real says:

    I’m not familiar with British law, but if he goes to prison over this he will also be “facing the sack.”

  5. marinedad61 says:

    UK calls these guys WALTs.
    They have Facebook groups for this,
    much like the US groups and pages for MP and SV.

    The Walter Mitty Hunters Club HQ Group
    https://www.facebook.com/groups/1648994298711479/

  6. AW1Ed says:

    Thanks, Steve. Hope the log jam breaks on your evidence chain soon.

    • sbalm says:

      A birdie tells me there are a couple cases that are ready to be published this week.

      “Tarry, if only for a brief moment, and then our joy will be full.

      • 5th/77th FA says:

        oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy oh boy!

        We’re in the phony…we’re in the phony!

        An embellishing POS Canook breaks the dry spell. Bring it sbalm…and Thanks! We’re jonesing real bad out here. The HoI is so dusty we could plant a crop of Turkey Red Spring wheat on it. We could use the flour, must be out since there hasn’t been a recipe posted today yet. Day ain’t over.

        Oh and btw…Glenn McAleavey, way to step on your crank…dumbass. Ready for some Google Fame, Dippy?

  7. Devtun says:

    Ralph Phillips.

  8. 11B-Mailclerk says:

    He chose … poorly.

  9. SGT Ted says:

    That’s like a tabbed Ranger wearing phony medals. WTF, over?

    • Ret_25X says:

      we had a 1SG get relieved for this in Germany back in the 80’s…Wore a Ribbon on his right shoulder…legit SS, felt the need to embellish that…

      His luck ran out when the new BDE CSM turned out to have been his former 1SG and new what’s up.

      We came to formation for PT on Monday and had a new 1SG just like that….

      He got sent to BDE to run radio watch in the BDE TOC…

      What a maroon…

      • TDG says:

        “Wore a Ribbon on his right shoulder…legit SS”
        What is “Ribbon” and “SS” in this context? Forgive a Marine…

  10. Comm Center Rat says:

    So being a Royal Marine Commando wasn’t enough for Bruh?

    And it looks like he forged a amazingly successful career after his military service.

    Lots to be proud of, but wearing fake medals will tarnish his legacy.

  11. He’s sitting in the loo right now with his breeks down, a fag in one hand and a pint in the other thinking Blimey, WTF and am I in a shitty situation

    • Daisy Cutter says:

      It’s this wanker’s own fault – he bollocksed it up and made himself dodgy with his own load of codswallop. What an arse – a true tosser.

      All this makes me feel knackered.

  12. 11B-Mailclerk says:

    (Fart in his general direction)