Stolen valor was Re: Vietnam

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Fri May 21 12:39:30 UTC 2010

On 5/21/10 12:01 AM, Automatic digest processor wrote:
> Date:    Thu, 20 May 2010 10:48:17 -0700
> From:    Dave Wilton<dave at WILTON.NET>
> Subject: Re: Vietnam
> "Stolen valor" is the term for the more extreme examples of this. It is even
> a criminal statute against it (18 USC sec. 704). Although Blumenthal's
> statements do not violate the law, which is limited to false claims
> regarding receipt of military decorations and medals.
We just had someone nailed for this in Worcester:

---Amy West

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