Operation Stolen Valor

The VA says it's in the midst of a crackdown on phony military heroes.

Operation Stolen Valor

Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Phony Military
Michael David Heit: For four months, Heit deceived the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Spokane, Wash., claiming he suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. He claimed he was a Vietnam veteran who had been a prisoner of war for more than three years and had received mutiple medals, including a Purple Heart, Silver Star and Bronze Star. He actually never served in Vietnam, was never a POW and had never been awarded those medals of valor. He pleaded guilty on Thursday and is scheduled for sentencing in December. (U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Inspector General)
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