Thomas Cole – Phony Urgent Fury Commando

| October 29, 2021

Thomas Cole – Facebook

The folks at MilitaryPhony send us their work on this Thomas William Cole fella.   Cole comes to us from Pendleton, Indiana.  At the time of this writing, October 2021, Cole is 57 years old.

In the photo above, Cole wears a baseball cap with the designation “PURPLE HEART – COMBAT VETERAN.”  He appears to wear this cap often.

There is also a claim of combat-wounded on his Facebook page.

There’s also a claim on Cole’s Facebook page that he held the MOS of 98G2LAP in addition to serving from 1982 – 1996 with the 82nd Airborne.

And then there is a claim of being a SGT (E-5) while stationed with the 82nd Airborne.

Since there’s a Facebook post claiming that Cole jumped into Grenada during Operation Urgent Fury in 1983, that would mean he saw action as a SGT (E-5).

There is an implication that Cole is the serviceman in the photo.  This photo is used throughout his Facebook profile, and even used as his profile picture.

However, this photo is from the Department of the Navy, taken by PH2 David Wujcik, has a VIN number of ‘DN-ST-85-02006’ and can be easily searched on the internet.  The official DoD caption for this photograph reads:

In the post above made on Facebook about jumping into Grenada, there is a claim that Cole was shot in the chest. On Cole’s LinkedIn page, there is a claim of two Purple Hearts for being wounded in combat.

Thomas Cole – LinkedIn

Also on Cole’s LinkedIn page, there is a claim of a Bronze Star.

Thomas Cole – LinkedIn

If that’s not all, this photo shows Cole with a long tab tattoo, which implies he was in Special Forces.

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So what’s the Army got to say about all of this badassery?

US ARMY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMAND (HRC)

FOIA Result – HRC – Thomas Cole – NGB FORM 22

The entire FOIA result is provided below, but MP extracted and consolidated all pertinent information such as rank and duty stations into a summary table.  This table was not provided by the U.S. Army, but the information that they provided is summarized in the table.

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US Army FOIA Complete Results

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE MANPOWER DATA CENTER (SCRA)

We searched the DoD Manpower Data Center database and found the following service listing for Thomas William Cole.

DoD Manpower Data Center (SCRA) – Thomas Cole

This database was searched as well for any other active duty to present day. It did not show anything but sometimes the database is not reliable for recall to active duty from reserve status. This appears to be consistent with Cole’s NGB 22, however.

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OTHER RESEARCH

A newspaper article listing the servicemen killed and wounded in Grenada does not list Thomas Cole.


A case could be made that the above list is early reporting and therefore not complete but the claim in Cole’s post is that he was shot in the chest on the day he jumped in, so it would represent an early casualty — if true.  Although there were some early recon elements that went in early, the main invasion of Grenada was on October 25, 1983 vs. October 23, 1983.

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DISCUSSION and SUMMARY

LENGTH OF SERVICE

There are discrepancies between Cole’s claim of being in the Army and at 82nd Airborne for the length of time he claimed compared to the NGB 22 file.

NGB 22 – BLOCK 18: Prior Service Dates

RANK

Cole was discharged as a SPC (E-4) vs. the SGT (E-5) claimed.  The summary of the FOIA results do not support a claim for the rank of SGT (E-5).

MOS

We couldn’t find that Cole was ever assigned the MOS of 98G2LAP but it could be the case.

SPECIAL FORCES

Although Cole was in the 82 Airborne, there was nothing in his records to support a claim of Special Forces as his tattoo implies.

COMBAT

His records do not support the claims that Cole served in combat.

AWARDS

Cole’s records show no award of the Purple Heart – not to mention the two (2) that were claimed.  Even though the NGB 22, which parallels that of a DD-214, does not have a Purple Heart listed, it would include all prior medals to date.

NGB 22 – BLOCK 15: Awards

 

SUMMARY

If Thomas Cole has used any of these claims to gain anything of value and they are not true then he could be in violation of the Stolen Valor Act.

It would be interesting to see if ol’ Tommy boy can explain all of this.  Right now, he seems a tad busy fixing his Facebook page to get rid of a lot of the above.  Maybe the Army just forgot to mention anything about him being wounded in combat twice while doing all that record-keeping stuff.  

Some of you around here might find this shocking but I am going to go out on a limb here and suggest that maybe,  just maybe… Tommy might be full of shit.   Then again,  maybe there is some perfectly reasonable explanation for all those claims. 

Maybe we should start including a “Valor Vulture” Excuse and Warped Explanations Form with each of our cases.  It’s not like we could have heard them all yet…  or is it?  We have had some creative ones over the years.  I just want one of the boxes for selection to say,  “I embellished my actual Military Service beyond recognition with grabasstic nonsense because I have a puss-filled ego  that has gone rancid and turned my life into one giant clusterphuck.” 

I am not saying that Tommy here should check that box, but I am not saying he shouldn’t seriously think about it.  

I am going with either “They tried to give me the medals but I refused them because I didn’t think I deserved them” or “My Combat Records are sealed by the CIA so only ‘Brandon’ can read them now”.  

 

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Category: Army Poser, Combat Wounded, Purple Heart, Stolen Valor, Valor Vultures

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Allen

His LinedIn profile:

19D, 19E, 11B,

Company Name

Indiana National Guard
Dates Employed Jan 1989 – Jan 2006
Employment Duration 17 yrs 1 mo
Calvary Scout, Tanker, Infantry and Sniper Instructor
Received Honorable Discharge (Medical)
Trained and Maintained Troops Military Combat Efficiency
Performed Monthly and Annual Trainings
Trained Other Military and Civilian Units in Sniper Tactics.

Roh-Dog

Everyone that was a firing lane over from someone who shot expert is a shnypper.

The easiest course in the Army.

If you watch Sniper: the movie, and another one of Tom Berenger’s bestist works you too can be an Instructor!

Tommy Cole is so fking high’sped’ I bet he didn’t even attend ABIC.

Sapper3307

82nd AIRBORNE-history only two (2) paratroopers from the 82nd jumped with the RANGERS. Two heavy junk operaters from the 618th LE (light eqwepment company). So it is a very small list.

RetiredDevilDoc8404

IIRC, there were two guys from the 82nd who participated in the jump in Grenada with the Rangers. Unfortunately for dingus they were both heavy equipment operators that were added last minute to move the construction equipment the Cubans had strewn the runway on Point Salinas with. As I recall it was one of them’s cherry blast to boot. What a frickin’ idjit, just take a huge dump on a legit career to gain some props. SMH.

MI Ranger

325th INF Regiment (2nd Brigade of 82nd) air landed after the Ranger’s secured Point Salinas. This would have included elements of the 313th MI BN in direct support.

USAFRetired

I don’t know if I’m buying that, but things may have changed between 83 and 95-96. In the mid 90s I met the 24 biggest human beings I’d ever seen in one place. They were members of the Ranger battalion from Ft Stewart. They were a runway clearing team. Not only were they huge, but they were armed to the teeth.

Their job was to jump out of a perfectly good airplane, with the other Rangers that were seizing an airfield (at night) and remove obstacles from the runway. Part of their METL (Mission Essential Task List?) was to be able to declutch the tracks and push a Cat D-8 bulldozer 50 yards to clear the runway. Their is no doubt in my mind they could do it as well a push, drag, pull or roll anything out of the way so planes with follow on forces could air land.

That was the first of two JSOC training events I participated in and getting to face to face with something other than air elements of the services was eye opening.

Sapper3307

TRUE- The FNG got picked up in Company TV room that weekend “grab your $HIT!”.
618th aka NASTY

5JC

When I retire for good I am buying a dog, a Harley, a MC vest and telling everyone who will listen that I worked at a cat food factory or made office furniture for 40 years. I might even get a Meow-Mix Tat as proof.

Slow Joe

Aliens made him do it.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neanderthal B Woodman Domestic Violent Extremist SuperStraight

From which country?

MI Ranger

The records Show he initially Qualified as a Cavalry Scout and and Infantrymen. Then he got assigned to an ADA unit and got Stinger Qualified…good for him. Not sure why they sent him to the NBC course twice, once was plenty for me!! Claiming to be an Arabic/Serian speaking MI interceptor is quite different from what an Infantrymen does. Seeing as how he was assigned to the 313th MI BN, as an infantrymen, he was likely with the Division Long Range Reconnaissance and Surveillance (LRRS) element that often included 98G types. The problem is that LRRS did not go over to 313th MI BN until the 1990s (he was there in 1984-1985) and he appears to have been in the A-Co which was direct support to one of the Brigades. Combat Electronic Warfare Intelligence (CEWI) units assigned to 82nd would not have been doing much EW, they would have been emplacing and running RMBASS and PPS-15/5 systems. The light guys did not have much in the way of actual radio intercept or jamming. If he had been in Grenada or Panama (which the 313th did participate in) he would have earned A Superior Unit Award for his permanent record. Based on your unit assignment history above it looks like he got there right after they got back…man he would have heard an ear full!! I served in plenty of units like that, and everyone there before you likes to Lord it over your Head: “Drop if you ain’t got matching… Read more »

David

Interesting that if he was an EW NCO he got out as an E4 grunt, and that DLI is not on his 214. He shows 98G school but normally unless a native speaker, language school is required. Reserve gigs for 98G are rare so switching to combat arms could be understandable, but wht wouldn’t 98G show up as a secondary?

At least Lars has someone he can relate to now. First phony 98G I remember.

Carlton

It takes a special talent to swallow a beach ball without popping it.

ChipNASA

You, sonofaBITCH!!!
🤨😳😲😠
I almost choked myself…on fucking AIR.
I am totally thinking of seeing how I can insert this into The As(s)teroid of Insults®™
FUCK YOU CARLTON, just FUCK YOU!!!
YOU JUST MADE THE LIST, BUDDY!!! (Said in the most loving way)

Carlton G Long

Thank you, thank you very much.

KoB

“Wonder how he did get shot in the chest?” Imma gonna go with nocturnal discharge, short round, that missed his face.

Got a heads up on this POS evening last from MP. No way to comment on MP. We have here now, Thomas William Cole, a POS of the FIRST (ht 2 Roh-Dog) Degree. Had what seemed to be perfectly Honorable Service, during a time that many would not serve, and took a great big steaming dump upon it. I strongly believe you better give your worthless soul (sic) to God, because your ass belongs to us now. Good luck with that. The Big Guy that downloaded the Text to a Tablet is not real fond of people that violate the provisions of His Texts. The record does not reflect your embellished tales of derring do or any record of the School of jumping out of perfectly good airplanes. Why’d ya have ta lie Tommie Willie?

The worst part of your claims is the awarding of the Purple Heart. You, POS, are standing on the bodies and in the blood of True Warriors. IMHO that alone qualifies you for a deployment of the Vaunted TAH ASSteroid of Insults. ESAD MOFO!!!

Can I get a SECOND and an AYE?

tshe

“The record does not reflect your embellished tales of derring do or any record of the School of jumping out of perfectly good airplanes.”

To be fair to him, it says in Block 15 of his NGB-22/DD-214 as the third medal in “PRCHTBAD” which I take to mean Parachutist Badge.

I don’t, however, see a “PH.”

KoB

Thanks tshe, I missed that. Print blurs a lot when I expand the screen and I was looking for a record of assignment to the Benning School for Wayward Children. Wonder where his did Jump School? Fort Mac? At Bragg?

ChipNASA

I’m here KoB and awaiting proper Roberts Rules to take force. (give it time) and again in case you missed it.
FUCK YOU CARLTON!!!!! 😀 😀 😀

The Stranger

Con una chingada! Pinches huevones!

SEGUNDO!

ChipNASA

That’s two.
Do we have an AYE?
(LOL Stranger Google translate is hilarious some times. ” With a fuck! Fucking assholes! SECOND! ” )

SFC D

Aye! Ay yi yi! Send it!

ChipNASA

Alrighty then folks, we’ve met the Roberty Rules requirements and away we GOOOOOOOOO…. Hold on to your hats because *poof*, (dusts off the massive, engorged document), it’s time for….. Tommy Boy here to take (another) one up the old POOP CHUTE!!! The As(s)teroid of Insults®™ (aka, “This Ain’t Hell” Thesaurus) FIRE IN THE HOLE!!!! TACTICAL NUCLEAR ROUND OUT!!!! THREE PASS AIRCRAFT BOMB RUN!!!!! DANGER CLOSE!!!! MOPP LEVEL 4!!! TAKE COVER!!!!! Thomas (Probably like to pull the train) William (Kill Bill) Cole (Butthole!), NOT a recipient of the Purple Heart, HEY DICKLESS (SUPER Dickless) WONDER, (“Yes, it’s true this man has no dick!” …**HT to Ghostbusters**) We all hope you read this and come back here and try to defend your actions, but, you won’t because, YOU’RE A STRAIGHT UP COWARD, , vile, flaming piece of skunk shit, ALLEGEDLY, but not confirmed or proven, but in some people’s opinion, works balls, tickles taint and tongue punches hobo’s crusty fart boxes all, I Guess, while being a syphilitic, turd-sucking feces factory, HOLY Baby Ape Shit Breath, Bitch-ass Fuckstick guzzler, pile infested, onion-eyed flapmouthed butt-bailiff, “Fowl” mouthed Chicken Fucking Chickenfucker, You flaccid piece of tofu, broke taint cocksucker, Simply a fart in life waiting to be fabreezed away, YOU’RE the reason Joe Biden tried to throw himself down the stairs of Air Force One, moral equivalent of pond scum, THIS MOTHERFUCKER IS A WALKING TURD, inflamed, “Towel boy” in a gay bath house, DILLY DILLY!!, Anal ring dome probably left over from bobbing… Read more »

ChipNASA

, Because it’s a hazard to all mankind and it’s my opinion, the sloot you wiggled out of, the gaping cloaca from which your mother excreted you, should be added to the EPA’s Superfund site, and because it’s highly unlikely it will ever be again, habitable for humanity, should probably be sealed up for all eternity, much like the Agbogbloshie Dumpsite in Accra, Ghana, with Chernobyl coming in a close second, tittyfuck cum spatter (Shamelessly stolen and credited, Terminal Lance …https://terminallance.com/2017/02/28/terminal-lance-461-drill-instructor-academy/?fbclid=IwAR36LjF848ATFa879zl5OZ6An7xsUuRL1_-VASzLgdLTI-p5o4g14ylaXE4) and from the Book of Face comments, if I could, I’d shove you back into your mother’s pussy so the doctor can FINISH the abortion, Peter-Puffer, I bet the knobs of all the cocks you’ve ever sucked are shinier than the arse end of a bald eagle in a nose dive!, ncid floor buffer wax spreader, both of your Grandmothers should have had an abortion, just in case, Harebrained duckfucker, I’ve seen bigger wieners on a cocktail plate!, You look like something I’d draw with my left hand, untreated, festering pus pocket, You’re a grey sprinkle on a rainbow cupcake, you twink, You are more disappointing than an unsalted pretzel, It’s impossible to underestimate you, Don’t be ashamed of who you are. That’s your parents’ job, oh wait, you *SHOULD* be ashamed too, because, the more the merrier, You are the human version of period cramps, If you’re going to be two-faced, at least make one of them pretty, You are like a cloud. When you disappear, it’s a… Read more »

ChipNASA

Grade A chode yodeler, tittilating scrotalator pole smoker, Vaginal Sand Fairy, Drollenpijper, wide open mouth pivot man in a circle jerk, feral abacus, leg humper, You look like you were conceived through anal, meadow muffin, ax wound drippings, you’re such a loser, when you spank your little wee-wee, your hand falls asleep, horse squeeze Ball Cheese, you were born after your Dad cream-pied her asshole then finger fucked her vagina, your “heroic “ career is less believable than UFOs, Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster, pre-pubescent, hairless ballsack here has all the charm and charisma of a burning port-a-shitter, you are the poster child for ED, when I want to terrorize my children, I tell YOU are under their bed, when I saw this sperm receptacle, soggy biscuit eater, my eyes rolled so hard I saw my own brain stem, I cannot believe how incredibly stupid you are. I mean rock-hard stupid. Dehydrated-rock-hard stupid, Stupid, so stupid it goes way beyond the stupid we know into a whole different dimension of stupid. You are trans-stupid stupid. Meta-stupid. Stupid collapsed on itself so far that even the neutrons have collapsed. Stupid gotten so dense that no intellect can escape. Singularity stupid. Blazing hot mid-day sun on Mercury stupid, you emit more stupid in one second than our entire galaxy emits in a year. Quasar stupid, nothing in our universe can really be this stupid, Perhaps this is some primordial fragment from the original big bang of stupid, Some pure essence of… Read more »

ChipNASA

HAS NO Official Record of ever being awarded The Bronze Star, which is implied, and finally, as if this weren’t enough, HAS NO Official Record certifying that he has ever served in Combat, any place, anytime, anywhere, Jesus Christ himself would take one look at you and shake his head ruefully, hopefully you’re about to get fed a steady diet of the old prison pork sword, you are worse than the Devil’s Hemorrhoids, TOTALLY a retarded, soul patch ball dusting, burn pit of worthlessness, you know the old saying “don’t throw the baby out with the bath water?” You would be the exception, he can go fuck a hill of dildos, you’re so fugly, you could make the Sun go down and not want to come up again, you make people that know you, want ass cancer, you make Hillary Clinton’s vagina look attractive, should be blowing everyone in cell block D and taking it up the ass, simultaneously from everyone in cell block C, This guy is a piece of lint on stinky goat nuts, You fucking LAND WALRUS, shit snorting stain on Hillary Clinton’s yeast infected kootchie covers, you’re lucky we don’t dress you up in drag, drop your ass off somewhere in the Middle East and let an entire battalion of ISIS soldiers and supporters butt rape you until you’re turned inside out, This guy has spunk. And by spunk, I mean he likes to ingest copious, and I mean immense, monumental and breathtaking, amounts of Baby… Read more »

ChipNASA

Patton Quote added to the end …

On George S. Patton: (Multiple sources but… http://www.pattonhq.com/speech.html )

“He could, when necessary, open up with both barrels and let forth such blue-flamed phrases that they seemed almost eloquent in their delivery. When asked by his nephew about his profanity, Patton remarked, “When I want my men to remember something important, to really make it stick, I give it to them double dirty. It may not sound nice to some bunch of little old ladies at an afternoon tea party, but it helps my soldiers to remember. You can’t run an army without profanity; and it has to be eloquent profanity. An Army without profanity couldn’t fight its way out of a piss-soaked paper bag.”
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Speaking of using words, of late, I’ve been reminded of someone who gave us this classic piece, something many of us grew up with and is, in my opinion, worthy of consideration, having assembled this diatribe, I give to you this…The Man and His Work.

ChipNASA

KoB

And as the entire Cadre of TAH Miscreanted deplorable weeds and weedettes Chorused AMEN!…Gun Bunny wept!

The Stranger

Actually it’s more along the lines of “What the fuck! Fucking lazy assholes!” Profanity doesn’t translate well.

ChipNASA

Ha, fucking – GOO-gee-elle . Retards

Hack Stone

Hack Stone

Let’s try it one more time.

Daisy Cutter

Age restricted – meaning most of us are too damn old to view it!

OldManchu

I nominate him for the Purple Bunghole award.

SgtBob

Thought on seeing a real, accurate, for the record “Purple Heart Combat Veteran” cap: Dude, WTF? And: “Bronze Star Combat Valor,” same Dude, WTF?

MarineDad61

SgtBob,
I cringe when I see these Purple Heart / Combat Veteran caps
for sale at the large local weekly flea markets,
alongside the cap stand’s more common veteran caps.
1 row over from Eagles and Steelers caps.

They stock half a dozen of these Purple Heart / CV caps,
as well as Bronze Star caps,
when the actual likelihood of eligible customers waltzing by
on any given week…. is 1 to 0.

As a result, anyone out there can plop down $12,
and play pretend war hero on the cheap.
In Amish country, no less.

RGR 4-78

“In Amish country, no less.”

A matched set of Percheron’s don’t come cheap.

😉

Jeff LPH 3, 63-66

WTF is wrong with these peeps. He served for 17 years so why screw things up.

Martinjmpr

Yes….17 years which brings up a question: Why didn’t he stay for another 3 so he could collect a nice retirement at age 60? My guess is that he got RCP’d (Retention Control Point) out for failing to make E-5.

Granted, E-5 retired pay for a guardsman who only had maybe 3 years of active duty isn’t going to be much, but it’s not nothing either, and he’d get it for the rest of his life. And it also comes with all those other retiree benefits like Tricare, Commissary privileges, Space A travel, etc.

I would think a guy would have to be a pretty big shitbag, or else just dumber than a sack of rocks, to throw away his military (OK, National Guard) career at 17 years. Shit, you can almost see the finish line from there. Spend another 3 years of weekend drills and 2 week annual trainings and grab the brass ring.

tshe

Maybe he had delayed enlistment time count? He could have also had some early retirement thing happening. If he did get out and fall short of retirement, I agree that it’s strange.

Martinjmpr

WHOOPS, I didn’t read the NGB-22 close enough. He did NOT have 17 years of creditable service, he had just over 14, so he had at least 6 years to go before he would be entitled to retirement.

My guess is that he stopped showing up for drills (which is not uncommon for people who have a full time job) and was transferred to an inactive status which is why 3 of his 17 years were not creditable for pay.

It also makes sense that he only had a little over 14 years for pay because IIRC the RCP for E-4 is 15 years. So, yeah, I think he was inactive for a period of time and then was just shown the door when he got to the end of his NG enlistment in 1998.

See, if he’d stayed another three years through September 11, 2001, he’d have qualified for the coveted and oh-so-rare 2nd award of the NDSM and joined the hallowed ranks of the 2x NDSM veterans.

Anonymous

What happens when someone gets put out for molesting a goat or inability to advance to the next higher rank most guys 10- 15 years younger had no problem doing, whichever.

USMCMSgt (Ret)

Cocksucker.

Anonymous

Now,, now– you know they don’t put dudes out for that any more! /sarc

A Proud Infidel®™

Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he has wasted. Thomas William Cole once… Read more »

A Proud Infidel®™

Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he has wasted. Thomas William Cole once… Read more »

ChipNASA

API, thanks for doing the heavy lifting that helps me when I deploy the

OH and you just bought yourself another addition…” has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage”.

That shit right there is FUNNY.

ChipNASA

Sorry for the extra Bold forgot to close the hTEEEMMelll after “API”, anyway, I also forgot to say, you got an addition to the coveted The As(s)teroid of Insults®™

A Proud Infidel®™️

Damn, that puts me up to around 60-some contributions to the TAH® Asteroid of Insults™️

A Proud Infidel®™

Try copying and pasting it a few times when I leave something like that CHipNASA, every time someone does so it leaves a bucket of Google® Hits™ on that turd’s name!

SFC D

D’s Cantina (relocation pending) copies 5x: Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he… Read more »

Hatchet

((((GOOD-COPY-FIVE-BY-FIVE))))

A Proud Infidel®™

Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he has wasted. Thomas William Cole once… Read more »

ninja

Again, trying to learn about the Army National Guard. Is that normal for a Soldier who was initially Regular Army then transferred to the Army Reserves/National Guard to retain the rank of SP4/E4 (now SPC) for his entire time in the Army? His DOR for E4 is listed as 29 November 1984. I thought he listed “Spanish” as his Language? Another sad case of someone else embellishing/lying about their Military Awards, their Rank, their Service..all on Social Media, i.e. “LOOK AT ME!!!” Again, IMHO, I suspect these embellishers are hiding something..or have low-self esteem and have created a false alternate reality world, not only to themselves, but also to others (friends, co-wokers, love ones..) Narcisstic Personality Disorder. They only care about themselves and CRAVE attention. Always wearing a LOOK AT ME! type of ballcap or Hat or Stetson or Tshirt as well as Tatoos..or Vests…😉 Wonder if he is also falsely collecting VA Disability or Social Security Disability based on his claim of receiving two (2) Purple Hearts? Dave: We LIKE your idea/recommendation: “Maybe we should start including a “Valor Vulture” Excuse and Warped Explanations Form with each of our cases. It’s not like we could have heard them all yet… or is it? We have had some creative ones over the years. I just want one of the boxes for selection to say, “I embellished my actual Military Service beyond recognition with grabasstic nonsense because I have a puss-filled ego that has gone rancid and turned my life into… Read more »

Daisy Cutter

Some of the guard units are different when it comes to rank. There has to be a billet for them to move up. It is not Reserve-wide.

For instance, I knew of an E-5 Supply Sergeant who stayed in that billet for over 18 years and the E-4 behind him could not advance in rank until the E-5 retired and vacated that billet.

A Proud Infidel®™️

I’ve seen it in the NG where someone who had all the qualifications, was a good Soldier and could do the next job up couldn’t get promoted until someone higher lef, retired or died and I saw where shitbirds got promoted ahead of peers JUST BECAUSE they had perfect PT Scores!

MarineDad61

ninja,
Daisy Cutter got it.

Varies by state and branch of NG,
but it’s all about the MTOE (manning chart),
and anyone well liked for his work (or his beer gut)
can roost in a slot and rank for well over a decade,
forcing anyone who wants a promotion to seek out transfer to another unit
with the desired MOS/rank slot open in the MTOE.
This can mean choosing to drive 200 miles for weekend drills,
or staying put where you are, promotable, but not getting promoted.

Happens all the time, depending on MOS,
which creates a lot of old Jr. NCOs,
and also a lot of young ETS walkaways.

The Gulf War Veterans in my unit over 50 years old
varied in rank from E-5 to WO-4.
The majority were E-5 to E-6,
valued for their skill and experience,
and unwilling to transfer to a unit across the state
for a stripe.

I speak from personal experience.

IDC SARC

Whatta POS quimsquirt:

Before you link any TAH Truthbombs to his FB I gotta tall ya that I received a community strike 2 days ago for a post last May. I disagreed with the strike…haven’t heard back. Anyhoo…I was doing the usual calling out…sticking to facts and linking the TAH findings. I probably linked other source material, but I’m not sure what because I can’t see my actual postings at the moment. The FB police said I was spamming and there were some other words like hateful content and other shit I immediately had no fucks to give about.

I don’t do much else with social media, but if you do and need/want your FB account ya may want to exercise caution on his page or others for now….or just fuck him mercilessly with the truth. Your call.

Daisy Cutter

I think it is right at two posted links of the same exact link that they flag you as a spammer.

IDC SARC

Good to know. TY

ChipNASA

WHAT’S UP BITCHTITTIES!!! ???
Good to see you posting here bro.
Yeah, I vote for a good Rogering

IDC SARC

Howdy…yeah I pass through when I can. Life’s been busy AF.

David

Dude, it’s been seemingly decades. Welcome back.

Veritas Omnia Vincit

I’m on a 30 day restriction on the book of face right now….

Apparently calling the Chinese lying commie bastards doesn’t fit in with advancing the Facebook bottom line so the algorithm gave me a bit of a time out…

Of course being the miserable bastard I can be at times I have 5 different accounts just to keep fucking with the lying commie bastards whenever I get a chance….

Regarding this guy in the OP, one simple question why?

You did some cool shit, why dump on that?

Why throw away your integrity, honor, and respect for some momentary feel good thank yous?

It makes no sense to me.

MarineDad61

VOV,
Doesn’t 30 days in FakeBook Jail
mean you’ve been in and out of the pokey a few times,
like 24 hour FakeBook Time Out Jail?

I got 24 hours for typing out dialogue
from an 80 year old short by The Three Stooges.
Three Stooges photos of an axe or a pick axe to the head,
or a baby sucking on the wrong end of a pistol (babysitting pacifier),
now get automatically deleted,
and repeat attempts get 24 hours of FakeBook Time Out Jail.

Not sure what it takes for 30 days Jail,
but I know several who got it,
and all were sent to FakeBook Jail
over extreme political memes and/or (false) claims.

Daisy Cutter

There are a few words that will get you banned from Facebook… at least put in jail.

A six-letter word that starts with an F and ends with a T and rhymes with “Maggot” is an automatic post removal and warning.

It may be an AI algorithm, however.

To test that theoryu, you could direct it to yourself and say “You know, I’m such a f—-t sometimes.” and see if it gets you banned.

ChipNASA

I totally got a 30 day for calling a friend of mine a fag or homo or whatever slur it was. Didn’t matter that we’re military friends. I got 30 days in the Hole.

MarineDad61

ChipNASA and Daisy Cutter,
Wow.
Bad hair day for Jeff Spicoli,
especially if he turns up on the Book of Fa(–).

ChipNASA

I got one for Trump/Vaccine/Gun related stuff. Like the dude in Fla who was being attached by an older man, who reached into a car window and tried to choke a teenager, who promptly shot him DRT.
I said “if someone reached into my car and tried to hurt me or my family, I’d shoot them in the face too.”
BAM!! 30 day time out.
https://www.usacarry.com/man-shot-teen-grabbing/
They don’t like gunz and also I got a time out for bullying and threatening a friend of mine from the military talking shit like “OK BItch bring it I’ll bitch smack the taste outta your mouth..” etc etc…They didn ‘t care that it was a friend of mine and we were talking shit.
BOOM 30 days .
SO FUCK (F) You (U) Mark (M) Zuckerfag (Z)

Made by Frankee Cee for me exactly for one of my 300 time outs. Feel free to share far and wide.

https://imgur.com/YEzTZYq

https://imgur.com/Jga5nr9

A Proud Infidel®™️

The Zuckerfuehrer minions gave me 30 days for posting a meme that insulted Che Guevara!

Hack Stone

Hack Stone got his first stretch in the Facebook Correctional Facility for posting a modified quote said by Psycho in the barracks scene of Stripes. That was posted on the Jeremy Dewitte/Metro State Fan page.

DrCrypto

Since all y’all are way smarter than me, can one of y’all explain how one spends 17 years as a SP4? I spent 14 months as a SP4 and that was certainly long enough for me. Bein a Sp5 was much better than Sp4.

26Limabeans

92G?…Yeah, just look at that gut…

26Limabeans

whoops..wrong MOS..but yeah 92G fits anyway.

Martinjmpr

For those that don’t know, 98G is a Voice Interceptor (i.e. guy who listens to bad guy radio comms.) A foreign language is REQUIRED to hold the 98G MOS.

Prior to Desert Storm there was a lot of pencil whipping and “paper qualification” in the National Guard. However, after the various fiascos of Guard and reserve (but mostly Guard) units that had been listed as “qualified” on paper showing themselves to be spectacularly UN-qualified when put the test, Big Army started requiring Guard and Reserve units to go to the same schools as active duty troops for many MOS’s and 98G is one of those.

So if his record doesn’t show him spending time at Goodfellow AFB in TX, Fort Huachuca AZ, or DLI in Monterey, CA, he did not hold a 98G MOS.

ChipNASA

Oh and by the by, with all the other shit posting here…

GOOD to see Dave Hardin posting here (withOUT pink robe and fuzzy bunny slippers), although it’s understood that it’s part o the posting subject matter but, anyway, GOOD TO SEE YOU DAVE!!!
😀 😀

Dave Hardin

Living with a Soviet should rate a few medals, she makes me do bad things.

Spending the next week diving some wrecks off a remote island somewhere in warm water.

My life sucks.

ChipNASA

Well, Halloween is Sunday and why do I visualize some leather and Dave with some kind of oral instrument embedded involved and possible rug burns on Dave’s knees??
I dunno, I’m kinda funny like that.
😀 😀 😀

Dave Hardin
KoB

Pictures and a blow by blow account or it didn’t happen! 😛

“TINS….”

ChipNASA

If’in I knew THAT was on the other end of the line, I’d be hanging there with my mouth agape as well.
Poor old sharkie.
😀 😀 😀

Keepin' It Real

This year, I’m dressing up as Joe Biden. I’m not going door to door but instead will greet children at my door and take candy from their bag when they hold them out.

What can be scarier than that? “Come a little closer. I want to sniff your hair.”

I will also have a scratchy recording of a Kamala Harris cackle playing on an endless loop in for background.

Joe Biden Mask

MarineDad61

Keepin’ It Real,
Posted yesterday on my Book of the Fake:

HALLOWEEN TIP
————-
Trick-or-Treaters
dressed up as
Happy Joe or Happy Kamala get
NO CANDY.
——–

Hack Stone

Hack Stone is going to get his mitts on a Petty Officer First Class rank insignia and a SEAL Trident, and go out as Phil Monkress.

Green Thumb

The Native American, the Navy SEAL or the Law Enforcement Officer?

Or just roll with the “Phildo Trifecta”?

Keepin' It Real

Reminds me…

A Native American, a Navy SEAL and a Law Enforcement Officer walk into a bar —

The Stranger

The bartender says, “Hey Phil, long time no see!”

OWB

There is something seriously wrong with folks who claim an award no sane person wants. Have known more than a few guys who have a Purple Heart and have yet to find one who wouldn’t rather not have earned it. Seems pretty much universal. (Not in any way insinuating that these guys could have avoided it, or are in any way cowardly – just that they would have preferred to do their duty without receiving one.)

Claiming an unearned Purple Heart is about the most disgusting thing anyone can do. For an actual veteran to do it? What’s wrong with your head, Thomas Cole? Get it on straight. Now.

Claw

I would have thought that if he jumped into Grenada, there would have been a mustard stain somewhere along the line for his jump badge, but, Alas, I’m not seeing it./s

Posted him onto the FY22 Valor Vultures Tote Board.

rgr769

He is just another reserve component lying embellisher. If these scumbags really wanted to be combat warriors, they would have stayed on active duty. I don’t see why some here call being a weekend warrior “a career.” I was in the reserve components for about six years, I never considered that a career, even when I was doing my weekend warrior duties. I worked as a checker in a grocery store in high school for three years; I didn’t consider that a “career” either. I always thought military service was a career if you were doing it full time, intending to stay on AD for at least 20 years. I was a career RA officer, but I gave up that career to go to law school. My reserve duty was just another part-time job, especially that boring as shit duty with a Psyop company.

OWB

Not sure what to call it when you do a part-time job long enough to get a nice retirement income from it, but I do understand what you are saying, and can’t really disagree with your sentiment. I usually just tell folks that I had a full-time job, from I retired and I had a part-time job from which I also retired. When “career building” in my part-time job, I had to go to the same schools and take the same courses that full-timers did. AND I got to be sent interesting places for days, weeks, or months at a time, away from my full-time job – one for which I also had to go to schools and take courses to get promoted and stay current. In some ways it was like having two full-time jobs. Sometimes it was a bit dicey balancing the two. Scheduling only became close to insurmountable once, toward the end of both careers when I had the opportunity to work a three-day week at the full-time job. Saturday, Sunday, Monday only. Managed to make it work at both jobs, to everyone’s satisfaction, for several years. Good times. There may be a point in all this – not all reserve component jobs are equal any more than are all active duty components. We have people die in combat, training accidents, and all that just like the active duty forces. When the enemy has you in their sights, they really don’t care if you have a full-time… Read more »

Mason

Many, many reserve component soldiers saw combat in Iraq and A-stan. Which could be why this big talker got out just a few months after the US went to war in one of those countries and was gearing up to start warring in the other.

Green Thumb

Non-Infantry fucks.

Mustang Major

Thomas Cole’s bloated belly attests to his involvement in “Operation Urgent Flurry.” However, I doubt if he jumped in. Instead, he probably used drive-through windows.

Surprisingly, his records didn’t make mention of his participation in “Dessert Storm.”

MarineDad61

“Right now, he seems a tad busy fixing his Facebook page
to get rid of a lot of the above.”

Ain’t that the MF truth.
It was all visible last evening,
immediately following the MP article.
But not today.
No more daily rant and meme posts.
No more visible FakeBook Friends list.
Only 3 photos remain, and 2 of the 3 are Army parachuting.

Thomas Cole’s LinkedSin is still gooned / dicked up,
with 1 purple here, 2 purples there, and Bronzo Starro
[Along with Numerous Awards and Commendations].

Pendleton, Indiana is a small town of 4,200,
so it should be fairly easy to spread the word of truth
to his neighbors, acquaintances, and townfolk.
https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-cole-a52a576b/

MarineDad61

I am seeing things….
on the Book of the Fake…
in public pages and groups
for Pendleton and Madison County, Indiana.

Here is 1 example…. a new post.

[Unfortunately, there is a problem in Pendleton.
This respected Stolen Valor and military phony website has a new article on Pendleton’s Thomas Cole, a 2x Phony Purple Heart,
Phony Bronze Star, Phony Combat veteran.
He did serve, but it’s nothing like his claims, his cap, or his tattoo.
(link to VG)]

[What’s Happening Madison, WI (and surrounding area)
Public group 3.6K members]
https://www.facebook.com/groups/730620787097996

ChipNASA

Oh boy, oh boy, oh boy, a sock puppet a CHEWTOY!!!
Oh SANTA!!! PUHLEEEZZZZEEEEEEE
♩ When I wish ♫ Upon a Star…♪

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
Holy Crap.
Similar comment left
with his (hometown)Pendleton Police Dept.
https://www.facebook.com/PendletonPD

bmorgan

Yeah, and ol’ Tommie boy is around kids – the Boy Scouts – and is a liar. What an influence!

MarineDad61

bmorgan,
Boy Scouts?
Holy Crap again!

Green Thumb

Yeah.

Odd how many of these clowns are around kids.

Dude looks a little “off” as well.

Scary.

Claw

Hmmm, what does the city of Madison, Wisconsin have to do with town of Pendleton, Indiana? I’m thinking there’s a little bit of mistaken state geography between the two of them (350 to 400 miles)./smile

MarineDad61

Claw,
Pendleton is in MADISON COUNTY.

MarineDad61

Claw,
Good catch… that’s NOT Madison County, Indiana.
Someone goofed.
FakeBook search on Cole led me there, to find that post.

5JC

The BSM, PH and Combat Wounded Vet status are all still up.

MarineDad61

5JC,
Saturday Night Special – Update – POOF.

The BlinkedIn for Thomas Cole has vanished.
Gone.
You know, with the 1 and 2 purples, and the bronzo.
POOF.

ALSO, his stripped down and privatized Book of the Fake
STILL says [Combat Wounded Veteran].
IMHO, that shit has got to go.

[An exact match for thomas-cole-a52a576b could not be found.

The LinkedIn profile you’re looking for isn’t public or doesn’t exist.
To search and filter 750 million LinkedIn members, log in or join LinkedIn today.]
https://www.linkedin.com/in/thomas-cole-a52a576b/

Mustang Major

The photo of Thomas William Cole sporting a Special Forces tattoo (with no connection to his military service) kneeling next to his father’s headstone got me doing a little internet sleuthing.

His father’s headstone lists him as a captain with Korean War service. However, his father’s published obituary said he joined the Air Force in November 1954, over a year after the Korean War’s armistice. The obituary said he left the service as a second lieutenant in May 1956, eighteen months later. The obituary makes no mention of other military service, active or reserve.

How can Thomas William Cole’s father’s headstone reflect Korean war service and the rank of a captain? Did the obituary omit additional military service? Or, does the funeral director get the service information from the family? Does the military or Veteran’s Administration verify the information for gravestones?

Any explanations?

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/205271956/edwain-l.-cole

ChipNASA

“Uh Oh….Chongo!!”

Roh-Dog

Ouch. Genetic and/or this clown thinks everyone’s service should be ‘embellished’?

MarineDad61

Mustang Major,
It’s all here.
A lot of leeway for headstone eligibility.
Includes Guard and Reserve eligibility.
Highest career rank can be put on the stone.
Overseas / war service not required.
https://www.va.gov/burials-memorials/memorial-items/headstones-markers-medallions/

Mustang Major

Looks like the verification process in on the “loose” side.

5JC

I am willing to bet with his “look at me” mentality he had them put that on the gravestone just so he could pose with it for the historical society. Dad’s Obit makes sense, the marker doesn’t. There is no proof that dad was ever a SV idiot.

Green Thumb

I imagine All-Points Logistics held the contract at that time.

Hondo

Late to the “party” here, but his dad’s tombstone entry appears to be perfectly legit. For VA purposes, Federal law defines service during the “Korean Conflict” as beginning 27 June 1950 and ending 31 January 1955 (yes, 1955). See 38 USC 101(9), available online at

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/38/101

Hatchet

As a hardware and information tech with similar qual’s, I’ve rubbed elbows with a LOT of 98G’s. Got to say that in my estimation, they are truly some of America’s most talented Warriors.
For Cole to lay claim to this title(along with Purple Hearts-plural, etc), counts him as some of lowest of the low. Yup. Definitely a full-on, full-metal cocksucker.. Fuck you Thomas Cole, fuck you very much.

Skyjumper

“Calling Claw. Please pick up the white courtesy phone.”

“We need the nomenclature and a statement of charges for a T11R Reserve Parachute that apparently SPC Thomas William Cole has absconded with from the Army and hiding under his blue civilian t-shirt”.

82nd Airborne….. the Almost Airborne, “jumping junkies” brotherhood weep.

(former Alpha Company, 2/325 Inf soldier (Death From Above)-“White Falcons”)

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Claw

Skyjumper, Okay, here’s the skinny:

NSN 1670-01-535-2248 T11R Reserve Parachute

However, a Statement of Charge is not the appropriate form for recouping the loss to the government. It will have to be on a Report of Survey (or the FLIPPLE/DIPPLE Form as it is now called in this century) as the historical unit price is $3,241.04 to $5,401.73 and exceeds the monthly base pay of a SPC E4./smile

RGR 4-78

When it comes time to pay it back he is going to have to gut it out until it is paid back.

Sapper3307

So he was one (1) of the two (2) guys from the 82nd that jumped into Granada with the RANGERS?

Sapper3307

Sapper3307

rb325th

As has been pointed out already, only 2 members of the 82d made the Combat Jump into Grenada. Both were Engineers. Of those wounded, one was a squad leader in my Platoon when we arrived at Bragg in 84.
This guy is just another in a long line of scumbags, who could not be satisfied with what they did.
I did 12 years, and missed every combat from 1983 to 1995. Not for a lack of trying, but it is what it is.
I am proud of what I did accomplish as an inflight missile repairman, with secondary messkit repair.

HMCS(FMF) ret

You have it all wrong… Tommy Boy was injured during “Operation Fisting Fury” over at Brucie’s Bath House (entrance in the rear). Rumor is that he broke his taint twice during that weekends “events”…

ChipNASA

I have NO Doubt, that Thomas was part of close quarters operations, hand to gland combat, in Operation, Urgent Furry. I also understand his position was Base Commander, ifyougetmydriftandIthinkyoudo

Skivvy Stacker

Once again we have a man whose military record was perfectly acceptable, honorable, and something to be proud of, who then decides that he just had to be the guy who did just a bit more. The guy who almost died for his country, rather than pushed papers around. The guy who jumped out of planes in the dangerous profession of the paratrooper, rather than cutting vegetables with the scary, sharp knives of the Company Cook.
I was a Supply Administration and Operations Man. My decoration was a Rifle Sharpshooters Badge. I was a Marine. I’m proud of that enough.

Hack Stone

He needs to tag up with The Round Ranger. They can go skydiving, and afterwards blow the child support money Mrs. Round Ranger gets for her kids on beer and wings at Hooters.

Has anyone checked on The Round Ranger lately to see what he is up to? Hack will put $10 on him being up to 350 pounds.

Green Thumb

Matthew Beck grew up.

Claw

Speaking of him, I’ve been going to the same barbershop now for 16 years in Rigby and still haven’t seen him.

It would be great to talk with him about that Army Achievement Medal tattoo he has./smile

SFC D

It’s Rigby, how many barbershops can there be?

Hack Stone

Just went on Al Gore’s Amazing Internet to see what William Derek Church has been up to, and it seems that he will be celebrating his 45th birthday tomorrow, October 30. Do you suppose he will spend the day skydiving with Bill Chamberlain, the guy who saved his life (or did Round Ranger save Chamberlain’s life)?

sj

I live in the same grid square of his last known address. No sightings of him or his truck.

sj

PS: but I have not gone to Hooters to surveil. Mrs SJ won’t let me.

Claw

Well, See, you gotta do what I do. Every time I want to go to Hooters to check on the livestock, I just post a fake time on the calendar about a chiropractors appointment/getting a haircut/going to the bank to get my $100.00 a month Social Security allowance. etc. When I go out the door, Mrs. Claw just says “See you when you get back.” I don’t have a smart phone so she can’t track my whereabouts and so, I’ve got about three hours of doing whatever in the Hell I want to do./smile

SJ

Scooby knows what you are up to. The Hooter gals in your AO wear parkas.

Claw

Yeah, they should. After the Hooters in Boise closed in 2013, the nearest one to my AO now is in Fargo, ND./s

bmorgan

WARNING: It’s impossible to explain how you got stripper glitter on you to the wife.

ChipNASA

It’s a Christian thing.
(Christ compelled me…)

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KoB

God gonna get you for that Chippy. Jesus was all about that forgiveness thing. The Big Guy?…not so much!

ChipNASA

God and I have an understanding.
He understands I do what I do and I understand I have a wrought iron bench already in Hell with my name neatly formed and molded into the backrest. 😀
He’ll cut me some slack on occasion and allow me to visit. (If Trump doesn’t pardon me. :-O )
😀

rgr769

Isn’t he on his fourth or fifth wife now?

MarineDad61

I finally ran the FU of Google on Cornhole Cole.
Do you see what I see ??????????
Results page 1?
Results page 3?
https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Thomas+William+Cole%22+Pendleton

MarineDad61

POLICE UPDATE….
The Pendleton Police Department has replied, on their official FaceBook page.
So has a commenter.
———-
(paste)
[Pendleton Police Department]
I would caution any Veteran from believing hearsay information from a website
without knowing the full truth of a persons service to our nation.

[commenter reply]
Pendleton Police Department – Good morning.
Both of these websites linked above have well over a decade of experience in receiving reports of suspected military embellishers, liars, phonies, and Stolen Valor violators.
These well respected national websites perform the due diligence of requesting FOIA redacted military service records from the US Gov’t, and then interpreting what is received, and determining the truth and validity (or the false and impossibility) of the claims and uniform items worn.
MOST reports investigated turn out to corroborate the veteran,
or his embellishments and lies are so small,
that NO article is published.

In this case, the lies and fakery are large.
If you believe Tom Cole at his word,
simply ask him for physical PROOF of his 2 Purple Hearts (and other claims).
Good luck.
(end paste)
———-

It appears that Thomas Cole has made contact with the Pendleton PD,
and they may indeed know (and/or like) Thomas Cole.

So, it’s now on,
and Tom Cole may soon be publicly providing his “proof.”

https://www.facebook.com/PendletonPD/posts/4787721091259481

MarineDad61

New comment on the Book of the Face… It’s happening NOW.

———-
(paste)
[commenter reply]
Pendleton Police Department – Also,
any documents or proof that Thomas Cole (or you) have
to substantiate Cole’s claims of his military service,
or refute the websites’ findings,
can be sent by email to the website.
Email address admin@valorguardians.com is shown on their Contact Us page.
Thank you.
https://valorguardians.com/blog/?page_id=1206
] (end paste)
———-

Looking forward to what follows here…. 🙂

Claw

FYI, I’m not seeing any of these comments on the Pendleton PD Book of the Face link provided (as of right now).

MarineDad61

Claw,
Thanks.
Holy crap.
Pendleton PD appears to have deleted the comments,
or blocked the commenter.
Signed off, I could see them minutes ago,
and then watched them disappear.

That’s really rotten,
and (I believe) illegal, on a public PD FaceBook page.

It was verbatim as above, as I copied and pasted what I saw.

If that’s the Pendleton PD position,
to be offered an open opportunity to reply, refute, and defend,
and instead resort to wiping off the convo…..
It may be evident that the Pendleton PD
KNOWS THE TRUTH about their good buddy
Phony Combat Wounded Phony Purple Hearts.
Ugh.

MarineDad61

Claw,
Just like past police departments in Elko & Carlin, Nevada
and other places around the USA that we’ve seen.
Living in a cave, a cocoon, an oasis.
“Don’t trust those outsiders.”
“Don’t trust those websites.”

MarineDad61

Claw, I just sent a PM to the commenter,
asking if he can still he his own comments (view blocked)
or if the comments went poof and vanished (deleted).

Either way… poor behavior by a police department.

Claw

Yep, it’s a canine and equine exhibition all the way around if the “author” at the Pendleton PD is deleting/blocking comments./s

ChipNASA

Yep, I got nuttin’ when I went there.
It’s a public social media website. It’s usually against the law (can’t cite it here but it’s been brought up before) of an official agency to edit their public records and that includes Book of Fakes.

MarineDad61

Claw,
UPDATE –
The comments are VISIBLE again.
Another has commented, as a reply comment, to the PD,
with advice for the PD on getting records,
and identifying the Indiana Stole Valor law/code.

MarineDad61

New comment… (paste) [commenter reply] Pendleton Police Department – This is good advice and we would encourage people – as well as you – to obtain evidence of Mr. Cole’s military service DIRECTLY by contacting the US Army Human Resource Command and requesting his records. I am confident that once you see for yourself you can remove the words about having to do with hearsay. I would further point out that you have an OBLIGATION to get to the ground truth if you cannot rely on “hearsay” for evidence – so you have a clean chain of custody. The Indiana Code Title 35: IC 35-43-5-22 Stolen valor fraud Sec. 22. A person who, with the intent to obtain money, property, or another benefit, knowingly or intentionally: (3) fraudulently represents himself or herself to be a recipient of the: (F) Purple Heart; (G) Combat Infantryman Badge; (H) Combat Action Badge; commits stolen valor, a Class A misdemeanor. Although your post seemingly takes a stance that advocates fairness, my suspicion is that you will NOT follow up and do your job and the purpose of your post was to cause a bit of smokescreen, throw doubt on the situation so that you can justify DOING NOTHING under the guise of ‘hearsay.” If you get a phone call and someone says that a robbery is in progress do you then say “be careful about accusations by an anonymous caller until you know the ground truth.” Please do the right thing and follow up… Read more »

tshe

The issue I see with this is if the PPD believes that the documents presented were “hearsay” then because the article stated that they came from the U.S. Army then this would involve a case of forgery of documents for the purpose of doxing one of Pendleton’s citizens.

That is – IF the documents are proven to be fake.

The PPD merely has to prove that the documents are authentic to get to the “full truth of a person’s service” as they call it.

Either way, a potential crime has been committed and it is up to the PPD to find out which way it swings. Question is – will they care enough to take action or will it take, say, a letter to the Office of the Attorney General for the State of Indiana?

MarineDad61

tshe,
Bingo.
And, if Thomas Cole presents
alleged proof
of Bronze Star and Purple Heart(s),
this will swing the way of Clyde (Texas) PD officer Leroy Foley.

[Leroy Foley and the DD-214
| February 9, 2020]
https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=95427

tshe

Probably what is most appropriate is the District Attorney what has jurisdiction with the PPD. Since the DA is not an investigative body but can pass it over to someone that can investigate, they may consider the Sheriff vs. the PPD.

MarineDad61

tshe,
That varies by state,
and then by county.
Depends on Indiana’s setup,
which could include DA oversight of county criminal investigations, much like PA.
For example, county sheriffs are out of the prosecution loop in PA.
Unless it’s now a cover up and hush hush,
there should be more to this, and soon, in Pendleton, Indiana.

MarineDad61

UPDATE – Thomas Cole RESPONDS…..

Cole can see ALL the comments on the Pendleton Police Department page
on the Book of the Fake.

Cole clicked “Angry” on 1 of them, and then
Cole clicked “Love” on the PPD “hearsay” comment.

So, he knows what’s going on there on the Book of the Fake,
and he knows what’s going on here (at MP & VG).

https://www.facebook.com/PendletonPD/posts/4787721091259481

MarineDad61

UPDATE –
Thomas Cole found the time to click “HaHa”
on another comment on the Pendleton Police Department page
on the Book of the Fake (link above).

Q – Is Thomas Cole actually laughing about all this?

A Proud Infidel®™

I JUST HAD to say it again, Google® Hits™ and all: Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in… Read more »

MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
On the Fu of Google,
on almost any variation of a Cole search,
MP already comes up at #1.
VG is (still) not showing…. but that will change soon,
and not in a good way… for Cole.
🙂
https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Thomas+William+Cole%22

A Proud Infidel®™️

All I need is a few “Commo Checks” and that’ll deliver a few loads of Google® Hits™️!

MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
It’s now the daily double on the Fu of Google for
Phony Double Purple Hearts Thomas William Cole.

Page 1 Googly Fu results,
#2 – MP, and #4 – VG.

A Proud Infidel®™

Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he has wasted. Thomas William Cole once… Read more »

MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
Now this comes up, on a slightly different search,
on the Fu of Google.

(paste)
Thomas Cole | Facebook
https://www.facebook.com › thomas.cole.9279

I am a devoted patriot and combat wounded veteran.
I STRONGLY believe God, Family, Country in that order.
There is right and wrong, good and bad.
It is my job …
(end paste)

HIS WORDS —> “Right and wrong, good and bad.”
But nothing directly from him (yet) on the Book of the Fake.
Just clicks.
And enlisting friends as (unwitting?) phony defenders.
https://www.google.com/search?q=%22Thomas+Cole%22+pendleton

MarineDad61

To Thomas Cole:

Since you are now seeing this website and article about you,
I suggest some advice for you (as a website fan)…
IF you wish to dispute or refute anything
the MP and/or VG websites have published about you,
you are most welcome and encouraged to
(as others have done before you)
1 – State your case here in this page blog, and/or
2 – Email your own documents of proof to MP and/or VG.

Allen

Seems he’s deleted his LinkedIn profile where he claimed to have been a sniper instructor. hahaha

Green Thumb

Yeah.

He deleted that shit with an Urgent Fury.

Sandman

He has a sockpuppet on the MP FB page claiming Cole has a 215 with all the stuff missing from his 214. Said sockpuppet also claims some of Cole’s stuff is classified, and he got shot in El Salvador working Black Ops.

Deckie

It always amuses me how it becomes classified once they’re called out, but until then it’s not too classified to post to various social media platforms.

Claw

Said Sockpuppet also says that Cole went to OCS.

So now, he’s approaching Officer Posing territory and when that goes down, this page should really light up.

Claw

Correction: What the Sockpuppet actually said was:

“The DD215 also show his Officer School Training.”

MarineDad61

Sandman and Claw,
NOT a sockpuppet. TH on FB is real.
His Book of the Fake cover photo has 11 clicks from 5 years ago…
…including his WIFE
(who oddly lists living a different city and state).

Claw

MD61, Yes, TH on FB is considered and will be called/named a Sockpuppet by the commenters of TAH/MP regardless of whether he is a for real person or just a made-up persona by the Valor Vulture in question. Anytime anybody tries to obscure the truth/blow smoke up our asses by clouding the objective, they will have the Sockpuppet moniker applied to them./smile

Sockpuppet is just the name we’ll call them by as a catch-all phrase (even though they may not fit the Wikipedia description of a Sockpuppet) for those who chose to defend a liar.

MarineDad61

Claw,
OK.
My experience on the Book of the Fake,
is that the word “sockpuppet”
is reserved for fake/phony accounts,
either pretending to BE the person,
or pretending to be a friend speaking on behalf of the person.

You know, like Shari Lewis with her hand up Lamb Chop’s ass.

I felt (and still do),
that it is important to differentiate,
that Tom Cole’s “phony defender” TH is a real person,
and not a Lamb Chop with someone’s hand up his ass.

The Stranger

Wait, alleging OCS? He’s from Indiana?

*Strikes match*

MarineDad61

Claw,
To be fair,
National Guard OCS and part time weekender 2LT is certainly a possibility.

PAARNG had these types of OCS grads,
and some never even got to pin on 2LT,
as no gaining unit would take them.
(I personally know of 2.
They remained enlisted until they separated later.)

That said, Indiana NG doesn’t storm foreign beaches on its own.
Any ACTIVE DUTY as an LT would turn up under FOIA.
And of course, we already know the answer to that.

We shall see… what he/they produce. And soon.

MarineDad61

Sandman,
Wow.
31 comments on MP/FB,
and busy only hours ago, this morning.

It appears that MP will be receiving something soon
(in the way of “proof of service”).
https://www.facebook.com/Military-Phonies-309018389463535

Green Thumb

Yeah.

He took a shot up the ass with urgent fury (willingly) when vacationing in El Salvador.

A Proud Infidel®™

Thomas William Cole has NO Official Record of ever having been part of Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole looks like prime All Points logistics material. Thomas William Cole has NO RECORD of having ever being pat of the US Army Special Forces despite the tattoo he sports. Thomas William Cole is the Human Embodiment of a $1.50 haircut. Thomas William Cole DID complete the US Army Primary Leadership Development Course known in the early 90’s ad “PLDC” or “Piddle-Dick”. Thomas William Cole looks like yet another reject Apprentice Towel Fluffer at Brucie’s bath House (Entrance in the Rear). Thomas William Cole HS NO Official Record of having ever received a Purple heart. Thomas William Cole looks like he enjoys blowing winos behind bus stops for spare change. Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party. Thomas William Cole’s Birth Certificate is a Letter of Apology from a condom manufacturer. Thomas William Cole has no record of ever holding the US Army Rank of Sergeant, Pay grade E5. Thomas William Cole has all the charm and charisma of a burning Orphanage. Thomas William Cole was never listed as being wounded in Operation Urgent Fury. Thomas William Cole Should be wearing a hat saying “Purple HEAD Veteran” because of the obvious lack of oxygen going to his brain. Thomas William Cole needs to heavily apologize to every plant in existence for the oxygen he has wasted. Thomas William Cole once… Read more »

MarineDad61

Start your stopwatch & mark your calendar,
for the arrival of Thomas Cole’s DD Form DD-215.

You know, the DD-215 with 2 Purple Hearts,
and apparently much, much more.

Citizens of Pendleton, Indiana, don’t let us down.
Veterans around the USA want to see this, and see the truth.

Claw

I’m not putting much faith in ever seeing that DD215. After all, we were promised a 1st SEAC Sockpuppet Report back on 17 Jan 2016 and was told that Alaska Bob’s DD214 was in the mail on 23 Sep 2019, but you know what?

Haven’t seen hide nor hair of either document yet, so don’t hold your breath till Coles’ DD215 shows up./smile

MarineDad61

Claw,
I have some faith.

Unlike Alaska Bob Glaves (Jr.) or (deceased) Les Brown,
OTHERS have indeed ponied up the forms, either after prompting by others, or unprompted.

To his credit, Vietnam Veteran Mr. Bob Walker (PA)
brought out his DD-214 IN PERSON,
but then claimed confusion when shown that
most of his medals were good,
but his shadow box Silver Star & Navy Cross were unearned BS,
and his oak leaves and stars were off.

Then again, others around him ALSO wanted to get to the truth.

Mr. Bob’s new excuse of “Missouri Fire” got him this Page 2.

We shall see if the “others” in Pendleton, Indiana
have a similar interest in getting to the truth.

You know, since Thomas Cole,
who is able to clickety click on the Book of the Fake,
is NOT (yet) speaking up for himself,
but rather having others do it for him.

Big difference between Mr. Bob and Thomas Cole….
Mr. Bob actually has the Bronze Star & Purple Hearts.
He truly was Rambo for 1 day. And then wounded again.

[Robert “Mr. Bob” Walker – Official Records
| December 9, 2020]
https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=108109

Hondo

Talk about “grasping at straws”.

This . . . individual appears to have joined the military in early 1983 – or nearly a decade after the 1973 NPRC records repository fire. His records were not affected by that fire.

https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=39667

MarineDad61

Hondo,
NOT Thomas Cole.

That was Bronze Star Purple Heart Vietnam Veteran
Mr. Bob Walker, the retired elementary school janitor,
who pulled “Missouri Fire” out of his ass,
when his shadow box Navy Cross and Silver Star
were shown to be bullshit.

Thomas Cole never mentioned the fire
(as far as I know).

But Thomas Cole mentions Bronze Star.
And he mentions AND WEARS Purple Heart(s),
which are NOT on his FOIA records,
ALL OVER his caps, and on his license plate.

It’s now Monday…..
The Pendleton Police are on it.

And Thomas Cole’s gots a lotsa ‘splain’ to do
about why he’s sporting the Purple Heart license plate.
And Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veteran cap.

But he has proof of both, somewhere, right??

Hondo

Yeah, you’re right. Missed the change in person you were talking about.

Still, same analysis holds. There’s virtually zero chance Walker’s records were affected by the 1973 fire, and the NPRC’s position is that no Navy records were. The fire didn’t damage the portion of the building holding Navy records. Plus, the FOIA about Walker in the previous article you linked proves that NPRC held his records as of a year ago.

Hondo

FWIW: Cole best hope he can come up with valid documentation for his PH. Obtaining a PH plate under false pretenses appears to be a Class C misdemeanor in Indiana. According to one source, the fine is relatively small ($500), but it also can result in 60 days in jail.

https://law.justia.com/codes/indiana/2017/title-9/article-18.5/chapter-6/section-9-18.5-6-1/

https://www.criminaldefenselawyer.com/resources/indiana-misdemeanor-crimes-class-and-sentences.htm

I’d guess that renewing a knowingly false PH plate would constitute a new offense each time the plate was renewed (lawyer commenters, please correct me if I’m wrong here). If that’s the case, there shouldn’t be any statute of limitations issues.

MarineDad61

Hondo,
Good catch.
Bingo.

MarineDad61

Hondo,
Worse.
In Indiana, the Purple Heart plate requires
the completion and sign off on a VA Form.

So it’s potential double trouble
Indiana BMV fraud
and VA fraud territory now.

(paste)
Eligibility
To purchase the Purple Heart plate,
the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDOVA) must complete State Form 32584 to certify your eligibility for the plate.
(end paste)
https://www.in.gov/bmv/registration-plates/license-plates-overview/license-plate-designs/

MarineDad61

Also today…
New and compelling drama unfolding
over at the Military Phonies public page on the Book of the Fake.

Everyone should be able to see all this.
It’s now up to 45 comments.
https://www.facebook.com/Military-Phonies-309018389463535

MarineDad61

Now up to 52 comments.
It’s a showdown for the documents.
DD-215 AND Purple Heart certificates are now floating around out there.

rgr769

Can we tell if they are Bob Neener specials? Maybe his supporters and sock puppets will only show them to the clueless.

MarineDad61

rgr769,
We will know soon.

ChipNASA

Ya know (I know *you* know, but for everyone else) if you look at the teeny tiny letters on the bottom left side of the sheet….(wink wink)

rgr769 I wonder why Neener still has the web site? I thought the courts gave him the ole cease and desist order back in the day before prison.
https://www.stripes.com/news/tennessee-man-gets-jail-time-for-selling-fake-military-documents-1.171774

http://military-certificates.com/purple-heart-medal.htm

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
All to add credibility and prestige to the
Combat Excrement Disposal Medal Certificate
for the “Shit Pot Burner” medal.
(Certificate signed by Robert E. Neener II)

Fittingly, Neener’s Shit Pot Burner ribbon is
yellow/brown/yellow/brown/yellow.
https://www.military-certificates.com/CED-Shit-Burner.htm

ChipNASA

I just saw that. Maybe there’s a satire angle he’s taking with this. There’s also “Shit Hole Country Service Medal” that didn’t used to be on his webpage as well.
Oh well, there’s always going to be some asshole supplying this kinda shit cause there’s always some dickhead that will give them money for it.
Me, I have my legit citations hanging in my “office” but not too much, retirement stuff, and if it were lost in say, a meteor impact, then so be it. I’d probably not try to replace it.

MarineDad61

ChipNASA & rgr769,
And just like that,
we’re at 194 comments,
about to blow past 200.

Based on current swirling seas,
200 will look low in only a few days.

MarineDad61

More… Now up to 11 comments
on the Pendleton Police Department page
on the Book of the Fake.

Multiple MP/VG fans have offered advice,
and *(now) a fan is offering to get involved in verifying
Thomas Cole’s DD-215 and Purple Heart certificates.

1 week after this broke,
and it’s now getting very interesting.
https://www.facebook.com/PendletonPD/posts/4787721091259481

MarineDad61

Now up to 14 comments.

If Thomas Cole can click a new “HaHa” on a recent comment here,
then Thomas Cole can certainly step up to the plate,
and type comments and replies on his own,
and even send a PM with proof images,
to get reviewed by 1 or more qualified volunteers.

Thomas Cole,
It’s time to act, and act wisely.
Consult with your friends, and your Police Department.

Sandman

If you leave a ‘review’ on the Pendleton PD FB page, they can not remove it unless they turn off the review feature in FB.,,,,just saying

MarineDad61

Sandman,
Good news,
the Pendleton PD page on the Book of the Fake
now has 16 comments,
and the PPD has NOT been removing nor deleting any comments,
not from others, and not their own 1 shaky comment.
It’s all (still) there.

(paste)
Pendleton Police Department

I would caution any Veteran from believing hearsay information from a website without knowing the full truth of a persons service to our nation.
(end paste)

So, as of now, it’s unnecessary
to hit the PPD with any (bad) reviews
based on the current status of the Thomas Cole circus.

Time will (soon) tell,
if the sufficiently informed PPD
has acted in the best interest of the town of Pendleton.
Or not.

Martinjmpr

OK, I just looked at that NGB22 again and a couple of things jumped out: First of all, he did attend a Sigint Intercept course for 8 weeks. Now, I don’t know how long the full 98G course was, but I’m pretty sure it was a hell of a lot longer than 8 weeks, especially when you consider that 98G was one of the MOS’s that requires a language in order to be fully MOSQ’d. So I see the 8 week Sigint course but not the language. It’s possible he was actually a 98H, 98J or 98K. 98H was Morse Code intercecptor, 98J was non-communications intercept (radar or telemetry interception) and 98K was non-voice communications intercept (printers or teletype intercept.) 98K almost all worked at high level strategic MI units like the Field Stations in Augsburg Germany, Kunia (HI), Korea (FSK Camp Humphreys), Key West, etc. It’s also possible that he was a 98C, Traffic Analyst. The 98C is a generic analyst in the SIGINT field and while 98C’s CAN have a language, it is not a requirement to hold the MOS. If Cole held a 98-series MOS in the 82nd, the only places he could have been assigned were to the 313th MI Battalion or Division Headquarters (G2.) There are no other 98-series MOS slots in a combat division. Interesting that Block 12 shows he completed the course but there is no Military Intelligence (96, 97 or 98 series MOS) listed. HOWEVER – See my second comment: Second: That… Read more »

Green Thumb

My understanding is that he is contact with Forgin’ Frank Visconi and they are getting the documentation prepared with Urgent Fury.

Green Thumb

And a little recreational reading for those FNG’s who may not be familiar with the legendary Forgin’ Frank Visconi….

https://caselaw.findlaw.com/mo-court-of-appeals/1609114.html

The Stranger

More like anal fury…

OLD98Z

Martinjmper –
98G MOS had two components – the basic language training at DLI and a technical component taught at GAFB. The language part lasted from 20 to 50+ weeks depending on the language. Graduation from language training at DLI got you an “L” (for linguist) tacked to your MOS and an two letter identifier for the language – so 98C1LAP, for example.
The soldier then had to attend and graduate the tech training at GAFB to be assigned the “G”. Tech training also varied in length depending on the language, but usually somewhere from 6 to 16 weeks.
The DD214 for a 98G should show an entry for language school at DLI and a second entry for AIT at GAFB.

OLD98Z

Meant to address the SIGINT course entry.
Several intelligence schools produced field exportable training for specific MI related equipment or training refreshers that might have been taught to soldiers assigned to specialized units at the 313th MI Bn.
None of them would have awarded an MOS, maybe an ASI.

Martinjmpr

OK, I was an all-source guy so I couldn’t remember if the language was first or the technical part of the course at GAFB. Thanks for clearing that up.

Do you recall how long the GAFB portion was? 8 weeks sounds awfully short. As a 96B my AIT was 14 weeks (in 1987) and we didn’t really have to learn how to operate any kind of equipment.

As I said, that NGB22 is ate up, we need to see the DD-214 from his last AD period.

OLD98Z

Common Block for 98G was 3 weeks followed by language specific which could last an additional 6 to 16 weeks. I taught 98G back in the late 70s to mid 80s off and on and am not aware of any other way to get a 98G during that time frame.

Claw

Getting interesting now. Cole has lawered up according to his Sockpuppet.

MarineDad61

Claw,
Advice to ALL…. BOOKMARK THIS PAGE.

EMAILS and FaceBook PMs are flying all around now…
MORE is about to happen.
Unsure if it will be today (it’s already Friday afternoon),
or if new developments happen during the weekend.

I hate to keep secrets here…
But until this comes through…
I should not betray the confidence of others (in email or FaceBook PM).

The best hint I can drop now…
is that VG has a new friend…. in Pendleton, Indiana.
🙂

MarineDad61

(Repeat, for visibility by new and recent visitors)

(paste)
If Thomas Cole can click a new “HaHa” on a recent comment here
(on the Pendleton Police Department FaceBook page),
then Thomas Cole can certainly step up to the plate,
and type comments and replies on his own,
and even send a PM with proof images,
to get reviewed by 1 or more qualified volunteers.

Thomas Cole,
It’s time to act, and act wisely.
Consult with your friends, and your Police Department.
(end paste)

bmorgan

Thomas Cole has probably calculated that he would be held accountable for any direct statement he makes on all of this so is going with the “Ha Ha” emoji to be safe.

If it were me and my claims were legit, I’d be out front defending myself.

From HERO to ZERO. What an absolute coward.

MarineDad61

bmorgan,
Bingo.
Of course.
I’m not often challenged or confronted about my service,
but for years,
I keep JPG files of my DD-214 (whole and redacted)
and a few choice (scanned) Gulf War photos
handy on my PC, my laptop, and a backup USB drive.

So easy to do.
So easy to provide.

MarineDad61

bmorgan,
Worse, his decision to
delete/hide/privatize his Book of the Fake,
and then DELETE his BlinkedIn,
are exactly what exposed phonies have been doing.
For years.

We fans (of MP and VG) know all this,
but not all new website visitors
(from Pendleton and other towns with a newly exposed phony)
are aware.

As you suggested,
the honest and honorable veteran
would NOT be hiding, NOR deleting.

This does not end well for Thomas Cole.
But Thomas Cole has a short amount of time
to decide how it ends,
before others decide the end for him.

OWB

Could be a generational thing, but who are these “fans” you keep referring to? Surely not those of us well out of our teens who could not care less about clicks and such. Can’t help picture a bunch of crazed, fanatical teeny boppers hanging ’round the super stars of TAH hoping for an autograph, or something.

Not an altogether unpleasant mental image, but somewhat disconcerting. 🙂

MarineDad61

OWB,
Well, you, for starters.

Readers, followers, contributors, bloggers, fans.

Definitions vary,
but anyone here reading the articles on phonies,
1 after another,
commenting, joking, asking questions,
following the drama,
and participating in the takedown of a phony,
is a FAN of this website.

That’s you, me, and many others here.
Take it as a compliment, mature praise.

OWB

Guess all I really want to know is was that an intentional insult? If not, no harm, no foul. If so, ya gotta know that it will take more than that to run me off. And it’s not because I am a “fan.” It’s because I still have a few long time friends hanging out here, and it’s one of the few places we can still go to find out about the latest posers.

MarineDad61

OWB,
Of course not.
In fact, there’s only 1 person on VG
that I’ve ever insulted,
and it was certainly intentional.

He tried to throw it back at me,
but he failed.

MarineDad61

Indiana Flashback…
Fort Wayne, Indiana, 100 miles away from Pendleton

Mike Rick – Phony POW.
Reality – Vietnam Veteran, Bronze Star, Purple Heart (x1).
Fantasy (LIES) – POW, Cambodia escape survival story, Purple Heart (x4).

Can’t help thinking similar stories have been told around Pendleton, Indiana, from a guy sporting a lot of purple.

[Mike Rick – Phony POW, Four Purple Hearts?
| June 15, 2021]
https://valorguardians.com/blog/?p=114585

MarineDad61

Notice,
that Mike Rick actually earned a Bronze Star and 1 Purple Heart.
But he just had to try to make himself into quadruple Rambo.
On TV.
On Memorial Day (2021).

MarineDad61

WEEKEND UPDATE –
Boots on the ground in Pendleton, Indiana
have confirmed that
Thomas Cole drives around with a
PURPLE HEART LICENSE PLATE.

This just got bigger,
considering what is takes to get a Purple Heart license plate.
Forms.
Proof.
Signatures.

The possibility of FRAUD against a state’s motor vehicle bureau,
and (more so) the possibility of fraud against the VA itself,
has now become a very real possibility.

Not saying here that it’s a clear case of fraud.
But this is how other frauds around the USA have been uncovered.

For someone with the arrogance
to laugh at initial comments on his own Book of the Fake,
and recently clicked “HaHa” on the Pendleton Police Department page,
this is looking more and more serious for Thomas Cole.

Kudos to the citizens of Pendleton, Indiana
who are stepping up and working to get to the truth
about the claims, caps, tattoo, and license plate of Thomas Cole.

MarineDad61

UPDATE FOLLOWUP – I just went to the Fu of Google,
and I found the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles website.

Oh boy, this just got worse.
Much worse.
VA worse.

From the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles page.
(paste)
Eligibility

To purchase the Purple Heart plate,
the Indiana Department of Veterans Affairs (IDOVA) must complete
State Form 32584 to certify your eligibility for the plate.
You must submit the certification form to any BMV license branch
or at full and partial service providers.

You may request the Purple Heart Disability plate at any BMV license branch if you:

1. Provide State Form 32584 completed by IDOVA
(Certification of Eligibility for Veteran License Plates).

2. Have a permanent disability placard or plate issued in your name
or you may submit State Form 42070
(Application for Disability License Plate or Parking Placard)
completed by a health care provider
certifying that you have a permanent disability.
(end paste)

Conclusion – Indiana BMV does not verify on its own
when it approves the Purple Heart license plate,
but goes on verification by the VA, using a VA form.

IMHO – Double trouble,
with the state of Indiana, and (now) the VA.

https://www.in.gov/bmv/registration-plates/license-plates-overview/license-plate-designs/

ChipNASA

Oh, that’s fraud, not just shit talking or social media shit.
That fucking with government shit, and that, my friends can land one in the hoosegow.
Am I not right??
I do believe we’ve seen that kinda thing before.
😘

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
This Phony Navy SEAL was recently sentenced
for conning the VA in Pennsylvania.
It (sadly) shows that the VA does a terribly POOR job
at verifying claims, docs, and service records.

(paste)
All told, Meleski scored more than $300,000 in VA healthcare benefits due to his fakery, and even jumped the eligibility line ahead of real veterans in need, the attorney’s office said in a release announcing the sentence.

“In reality, Meleski never served one day
in the United States military,” the release states.
(end paste)

(paste)
Richard Meleski, 60, pleaded guilty in July 2020
to one count of healthcare fraud, two counts of mail fraud, one count of stolen valor and two counts of fraudulent military papers,
according to the attorney’s office.
(end paste)

[Fake SEAL who stole VA benefits sentenced to more than three years in prison]
https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2021/09/10/fake-seal-who-stole-va-benefits-sentenced-to-more-than-three-years-in-prison/

A Proud Infidel®™

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Daisy Cutter

“Thomas William Cole DID receive a Letter of Appreciation for what he did at his Unit’s Halloween Children’s Party.”

Reluctantly I have to admit that I do not have one of those.

MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
If it’s for the Google hits,
be sure to included ALL the possible name spellings.
Tom Cole,
Thomas Cole,
Thomas W. Cole, etc.

Town and county names help out with Google hits for common names, too.
Pendleton, Indiana,
Madison County, Indiana, etc.

Did I miss any?
Bruce Wayne,
Dick Grayson,
Richard Grayson,
Richard John Grayson,
Gotham City?

ChipNASA

FurryFrank & PedoPete

MarineDad61

ChipNASA,
The Fu of Google results / hit count….
FurryFrank – 6,150
PedoPete – 10,800.
“Thomas Cole” – About 2,190,000 results (0.71 seconds)

MarineDad61

ChipNASA (and everyone),
I’ll be back tomorrow (Sunday) evening.
Here’s hoping the public crickets from Pendleton, Indiana end,
and the elusive “proof”
of 2 Purple Hearts and 1 Bronze Star surface while I’m away.

REMINDER –
Anyone in Pendleton, Indiana (or anywhere else)…
You can send what you’ve got,
1 way or the other,
in an email to the staff at Military Phony.
(This is what us, the fans, readers, and website followers do.)
>>> admin@militaryphony.com

MarineDad61

Ocean waves at my end.
Crickets in Indiana.
But not for long….

MarineDad61

It’s daylight savings time day today,
time to roll back all the clocks 1 hour.

1 hour more…
for Thomas Cole to think about how he handles himself,
and the huge pickle he now has hanging over his head.
The same head that sports a purply
Purple Heart Combat Wounded Veteran cap.

1 hour countdown clock.
Tick, tick, tick, tick, tick….

A Proud Infidel®™

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Roh-Dog

Tom Cole is a canker sore.
Prove me wrong.

MarineDad61

Roh-Dog,
Perhaps Thomas Cole could go give a motivational talk
at the local prison, errr, correctional facility.

They’d love to know the REAL story (in advance).

MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
Yes. 🙂

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MarineDad61

A Proud Infidel@,
Let’s see if Thomas Cole can self-correct,
without the need
(or the additional sucking of the taxpayer)
of a correctional facility.

MarineDad61

Today on the radio in Pendleton, Indiana…..

And he can see no reasons
‘Cause there are no reasons
What reason do you need to be shown?

I don’t like Mondays
(Tell me why)
I don’t like Mondays
(Tell me why)
I don’t like Mondays
I wanna shoot the whole day down

Claw

Day 6 already of awaiting the Classified Missions DD215 on Thomas Cole that Sockpuppet TH promised to send to the Admins.

C’mon, TH, the crickets are getting louder as each day passes, so fess up like you promised.

MarineDad61

Claw,
And just like that,
233 comments here on VG.
68 comments on the MP page post on the Book of the Fake.
And,
14 comments on the Pendleton Police Department’s Book of the Badge.

3 different folks in Pendleton, Indiana now have
3 different destinations to send the Thomas Cole papers.

It’s like Three Stooges as Civil War spies.
“Duck. Dodge. Hyde!”

And….
It’s like a military themed episode of “To Tell The Truth.”
Will the REAL Thomas William Cole, please stand up??

(Go to 10:15)

MarineDad61

To Thomas Cole…

Check your FaceBook PMs (under “Message Requests”).

I was shown the very nice and reasonable offer you received this morning.
I suggest you accept the offer,
follow the advice and directions, and provide what is requested.

You’ll get a fair and decent independent review
of everything you provide.

From what I was shown,
it’s an offer no Bronze Star Purple Heart Veteran can refuse.

Let him know.
Let us know.
Thank you.

ChipNASA

HAPPY MONDAY!!!

“DIS GON B GUD!!!!!!!”


MarineDad61

Pendleton has a town/county newspaper, with a FaceBook page.
Have a look, a click, and a comment.
https://www.facebook.com/TimesPostNews/

MarineDad61

And a local oldies radio station, Oldies 101 WHBU,
also with a FaceBook page.
https://www.facebook.com/1240WHBU

MarineDad61

Does anyone here want to VOLUNTEER
to go on county TALK RADIO
for a (possibly live) telephone interview
about Stolen Valor, military phonies, and Thomas Cole??
https://www.1240whbu.com/schedule/

MarineDad61

The newspaper has a website, with a place to SUBMIT.
http://www.pendletontimespost.com/submit-letter/

A Proud Infidel®™

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