Skip to comments.Watch Some Marines Confront a Man Impersonating An Army Sergeant Major
Posted on 07/21/2014 8:33:05 PM PDT by Nachum
At a military funeral this weekend in West Palm Beach, Florida, a couple of possibly retired Marines confronted a man dressed in a U.S. Army dress uniform. At first the conversation, posted on the Facebook page U.S Army W.T.F! moments, is cordial, then the Marines started to get suspicious of the alleged sergeant major.
During the conversation, the Marines catch him in one too many lies about everything from violating uniform code to wearing the wrong ribbons and medals. The man also called himself a sergeant major, a military policeman, and a special forces operator.
He also claims to have won a Bronze Star with a V for valor for saving one of his men from killing himself. Well according to Rare, it got a little heated:
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Another site that blocks video for me.
Here is the direct link to youtube.
I *love* how those two Marines just keep giving the guy enough rope to hang himself, needling him just enough to keep talking.
“I’m an MP also” LOLOLOLOL!!!
What a doofus.
The one at the bottom looks more like a parody than an impersonation, as if he were a Major-General from the Weimar Republic or something.
The guy at the top just looks like a really sad human being.
This was funny.
Yeah the guys a complete fraud but he’s still far more genuine than his president.
GeneralFeldmarschall von Mackensen
Words cannot describe that first idiot. I do recall that moron and can’t help what think he believes the ones that earned those stripes or medals went through to get them.
Active Duty/Retiree ping.
Did one of the “confronters” say that he was “pretty sure that was a Philippines combat ribbon”, and the imposter tried to defend it?
And the doofus SC has ruled that this is free speech, striking down the stolen valor act. They also ruled that you are not required to tell the truth.
Waitibg for that to be used in a trial defense.
Not only a fraud, but a flaming clueless one!
But that name is not funny enough. :p
For starters, the U.S. insignia for US Army enlisted is coin-shaped, not cut-out (cut out is for officers, just like the USAF)
Many, many other giveaways.
Stealing valor should still be a crime.
The Marines showed incredible restraint in dealing with this fraud. I am glad that they noted his license plate number.
1898 was a tough year
Unless they are trying to use the lie to receive some benefit, like free stuff
or something like that
Cons do this all the time.
They play military dress up, head to places like airports politely bumming money off the unsuspecting, telling um they lost their wallet, woke up broke, missed their flight back to base and on and on. They can make 400 bucks a day if they have the right schtick.
This guy was probably shaking down veteran funerals posted in the paper for directions to the after funeral meal, the life celebration party whatever, looking for an easy target for whatever his MO is...
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