Stolen Valor

He collected nearly $200K posing as a Vietnam vet with 2 Purple Hearts — but he never served

Keith R. Hudson collected nearly $200,000 in VA benefits while fraudulently listed as a Navy medic who received two Purple Hearts for his service in Vietnam. He faces up to 10 years in prison.

WWII veteran admits lying about his military record

Morley Piper, World War II veteran who spoke nationally about his participation in the D-Day invasion and stood with other veterans behind President Obama at the 70th anniversary in Normandy, has admitted to misrepresenting his military record.

Man accused of forging military discharge documents in bid to be fire chief in Georgia

An arrest warrant for Robert Kenneth Hume accuses him of submitting paperwork to officials in Marietta, Ga., showing he’d earned military honors — including a Silver Star — that he did not actually receive, and showing that he’d achieved a higher rank than he did while serving in the U.S. Army.