Joseph E. Gorzoch (The Bucks County Department of Corrections)

Prosecutors say a Bensalem, Pennsylvania man "spun a web of lies" in falsely claiming to be a U.S. Navy veteran injured by an explosion while serving in Afghanistan, in order to receive a lesser jail sentence for two DUI offenses.

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Maj. Matthew Golsteyn in Afghanistan. (Photo courtesy of Philip Stackhouse.)

An Army investigator involved in the case of a Green Beret charged with murder has been suspended from his duties and charged with stolen valor, according to Dan Lamothe at The Washington Post.

Army Sgt. 1st Class Mark Delacruz, who has been a special agent with the Army's Criminal Investigation Command for more than four years, was charged with "unauthorized wear of a Purple Heart, Air Assault Badge, Pathfinder Badge and Combat Action Badge and is accused of submitting a package to an Army promotion board that stated he earned a Purple Heart when he did not," the Post wrote, citing a CID spokesman.

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I was going to start this post off with a rundown of the different ways Nathan Phillips — the Native American activist involved in a scuffle between Catholic high school students in Washington, D.C. — has described his past service with the Marine Corps.

I was going to bring up his troublesome claims of being a "recon ranger" — which he was not. I was going to reflect on his claim that he was a "Vietnam-times veteran" who came home and was "spit on" and "called a baby killer," despite his service record keeping him in the United States, and it being unclear where he was claiming to have come home from.

The claims would have been questioned, but his overall story of being just a "Vietnam-times veteran" would have been outside the realm of stolen valor.

But then, another video emerged.

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Domestic violence, recruiters having sex with recruits and committing adultery with someone of the same sex are now crimes in the military.

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Charleston County Sheriff's Office

A guy who not once but twice claimed to have served in combat in order to claim VA benefits will now be telling his fake war stories in federal prison.

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Charleston County Sheriff's Office

He claimed to have served in the Navy.

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