It isn't only here....

Posted on Thurs, 21 January 2010 by Phil Mussell
Posted in: Medal News

Following the tale of "Walter Mitty" wannabe Roger Day and his array of medals at an Armistice day parade MEDAL NEWS can report that this isn't just a UK phenomenon.


A Tampa Bay, Florida man, Angel Manuel Ocasio-Reyes, has recently pleaded not guilty to wearing medals to which he was not entitled. He was charged in December under the Stolen Valor Act and faces three counts: falsely wearing medals authorized by Congress, falsely representing himself to have been awarded decorations and medals, and falsely altering a military discharge form. Punishment could be a year in prison and a $100,000 fine for each count.


 


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