Military stories from past to present, both wars.

Another Marine Poser POS bites the dust…

Saturday, February 11th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 19 Comments »

Another one.... This poser decides to show up at a Marine Recruiting Station in NY.  I mean, if you are going to pretend to be a Marine, go hang out with the Army, we are Greek to them and vice ...

Recap on that Loser Andrew Diabo, least we forget…

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

How a local 'war hero' went AWOL Andrew Alexander Diabo of Bucks claimed to have been a Marine pilot. Then the feds started a probe.   April 25, 2010|By Larry King INQUIRER STAFF WRITER       The local war hero has vanished, having slipped out ...

Another Poser to ID

Sunday, July 17th, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Hey all you Cali folks out there. Can anyone ID this guy? They have this deal out at Santa Monica Beach where they put the crosses up to show the loses from the two wars. This one guy shows up in ...

Wrong Place, Wrong crowd to show off my Bling, by Gunny PJ James

Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 Posted in Military, The SandGram v1.0 | 18 Comments »

Dear Gunny Perry James or PJ as you address yourself. I have to say that while typing this letter, a wave of consternation overcomes me and I take no pleasure in outing you to the general public but it is my ...

Marine Corps Times Hall of Stolen Valor

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

Hey Guys, The Marine Corps Times has just posted a new section on their website called Hall of Stolen Valor.  It’s a pretty interesting collection of the fakers, wannabe Seals, MOH posers and the likes from all branches of the service ...

John Rodiguez busted and in the big house

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010 Posted in Military, The SandGram v1.0 | No Comments »

Lately it seems that the Stolen Valor (SV) law has produced a series of lame cases in which the accused has been let off with a slap on the wrist. This insults the dignity of most true service members I ...

Another Poser exposed, Dick Stoops

Sunday, July 25th, 2010 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 9 Comments »

The Kansas City Star, a paper I use to read daily when I was stationed up there, put out a great piece out on the whole Stolen Valor issue and some of the great folks working behind the scenes to ...

Andrew Diabo the Poser loses his house!!

Saturday, May 15th, 2010 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 1 Comment »

Andrew “Andy” Diabo the Fake/Phony/Imposter Marine and his wife Evelynn, lost their house outside of Philly PA when it went on the auction block yesterday.  I joked that a real Vet should win the bid on the house for 50K, but ...

Billy Elvin Shelton; Phony Soldier

Wednesday, May 5th, 2010 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 2 Comments »

John from “This ain’t Hell, but you can see it from here” has uncovered another poser. This one hurts because he is the inspiration for Marcus Lattrell to become a Navy Seal. After pretending to have three tours under his ...

Poser Alert!!

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 13 Comments »

  Folks, There is a phenomenon out there of “POSERS” who claim to have served in the military or claim rights to certain medals they have never earned. Just driving home yesterday, I heard on Paul Harvey of a College professor who ...