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Riggers injured in parachute jump

Riggers injured in parachute jump

| May 2, 2015 | 42 Comments

Parachute riggers with the 421st Quartermaster Company suffered a few mishaps yesterday during a training jump according to WFXL; SPC John Gunn was taken to the Phoebe Sumter Hospital for treatment after injuring his knee while landing on the tarmac. 1st Lt. Alex Francisco hit the power lines and landed in a nearby tree. Sumter […]

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Dan Noyes confronts Greg Allen

Dan Noyes confronts Greg Allen

| May 2, 2015 | 35 Comments

The other day, Dan Noyes, our buddy in the San Francisco area who regularly busts phonies on camera out there, watched his son, Gray, take the oath to begin his career in the Marine Corps; Gray tells me how can he let others fight for our country, if he’s not willing to do the same? […]

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Colonel Garrison; out on the town with his phony stories

Colonel Garrison; out on the town with his phony stories

| May 2, 2015 | 49 Comments

Someone sent us this video of a fellow sitting in a bar, trolling for drinks. He claims that he’s been in all of the branches of services, he’s been a pilot, special forces, enlisted and officer. He’s been in every conflict since Panama. A real American hero [sandwich]; Stolen Valor!!! So I finally decide to […]

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Richard Stoops, the perpetual phony

Richard Stoops, the perpetual phony

| May 2, 2015 | 29 Comments

About five years ago, we first busted Richard “Dick” Stoops for being a phony Korean War Ranger. He had fooled the Missouri National Guard with his tales of derring-do to the point that they let him back in the service after the Vietnam War, even though he was too old. The Missouri National Guard Hall […]

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Saturday morning feel good stories

Saturday morning feel good stories

| May 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

We begin our tour of safer streets like most days, in Texas where everyone except the carjackers feel safe; The victim told Houston police he was getting in his SUV when a gunman walked up and demanded the keys. That’s when the SUV’s owner pulled out a gun of his own and opened fire, killing […]

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Weekend Open Thread

Weekend Open Thread

| May 1, 2015 | 205 Comments

This weekend’s open thread is brought to you by Instinct’s newest addition to his family – cute little Samantha Marie [Instinct]. He wanted me to share the picture with you – he’s pretty pumped about her arrival. It’s been an exciting week behind the scenes at TAH, I’m hoping that I can tell you about […]

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Specialist Nicholas Roberts in parachute accident

Specialist Nicholas Roberts in parachute accident

| May 1, 2015 | 52 Comments

ROS sends us a link to the sad news that a young paratrooper, Specialist Nicholas Roberts was killed in a parachute accident on Tuesday, the second death in the last month which has caused the XVIIIth Airborne Corps to suspend parachute operations on Fort Bragg while an investigation of the accidents in conducted; Spc. Nicholas […]

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Gregory Allen; phony Marine

Gregory Allen; phony Marine

| May 1, 2015 | 60 Comments

Mary sends us a link to the story of Gregory Allen, a fellow in California who reportedly does a lot of good work for veterans as president of the Marin chapter of the Military Officers Association of America. According to the Marin Independent Journal, he has claimed to be two-tour 1st Lieutenant Vietnam veteran. Looking […]

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