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Navy_Pete

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Weinie said:
The Hall of Shame on their website is no longer accessible.

No worries, the interwebs never forgets; courtesy of the 'wayback machine'

https://web.archive.org/web/20200519030210/https://www.stolenvalour.ca/index.php/category/hall-of-shame/

Curious to see who these anonymous clowns are. If they can't be bothered to at least publically apologize they don't really have the integrity to do what they are claiming. And because they are anonymous, who knows if they even have any service time? Could be a bunch of walts themselves.
 

The Bread Guy

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Oopsie ....
He served for more than three decades with the armed forces reserves and cadets. He was an honorary colonel of an air force wing and an honorary aide-de-camp to one of Quebec's lieutenant governors.

Now, Jean-Charles Perreault has been stripped of one of the military's highest honours after it was discovered that he had been wearing civilian public service medals he had never been awarded.

It is only the third time in the nearly 50-year history of the Order of Military Merit that a member has been expelled, said Derek Abma, spokesperson for the Department of National Defence.

Lynne Santerre, manager of public affairs for the governor general's office, said medals can only be worn by those who have received them.

"Captain (Retired) Jean-Charles Perreault's appointment to the Order of Military Merit was revoked on the grounds that he publicly wore medals which he had not been awarded, while serving as Honorary Colonel of 2 Wing Bagotville," she said.

Abma said Perreault was not authorized to wear the Canada Centennial Medal, the Queen's Silver Jubilee Medal, the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, a second clasp on his Canadian Forces Decoration and a second bar on his Order of St. John Service Medal.

Perreault is entitled to wear other medals, including the Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal he was awarded in 2002 ...
 

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The article also references a recent backstory about a Capt who was charged for wearing four commemorative medals he wasn't untitled to.
 
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