Posts Tagged ‘stolen valor’

A few months ago, a woman sitting next to me on an airplane started a friendly conversation. When she found out I was an Iraq and Afghanistan veteran, she asked about something that was obviously bothering her. “My daughter’s friend is an Iraq veteran,” she said. “He wasn’t in combat, but he’s disabled by PTSD. […]

This was published last week on —————————————————- We’re losing the fight against Stolen Valor. It seems like every week we hear a new military poser story, involving a range of people from homeless bums to senior politicians. Many veterans, myself included, have personal stories of poser encounters. Web sites like Guardian of Valor and […]

NOTE: This was written after Veterans Day 2012, and still applies today. I experienced something recently that I have to talk about. I’m pissed off about this and need to get it out now, while it’s still fresh. Monday November 12th my wife and I went to a couple of restaurants that were offering free meals […]