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Old 2 May 2008, 14:04
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I'm with Magician on this...

I'd bet my ruby studded Delta Force badge that this guy is a fake.
Does that go well with your black sequined assault boots?:D:D:D
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Old 2 May 2008, 14:44
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It pays to be a PI... hehehe... After and initial search, I pulled a COMP on him and oddly he was in Akron Ohio during Grenada...Does show living in Tacoma.. after that..in DEC 83... Also He has only EVER lived in 4 states... Ohio,Michigan, Washington State and Florida...

You readers may ask WELL HOW THE F%$%#$ do you know its the same guy...

Hmmm Answer....I have his FULL SSN and HE IS the ONLY one in the WHOLE UNITED STATES with that name..... pretty easy to conclude...Ya I got the RIGHT GUY...

GORDON JON DESPOT
GORDON E DESPOT
GORDON JON DESPOT
372-84-xxxx
11/18/196X
(Age: XX)


if the MODS need proof, shoot me a PM////

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Old 2 May 2008, 15:00
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No need. He is full of shit.

He was not in A Co during that era, he did not jump with the HALO jumpers of that era, and no one wears "gold MFF wings." That is the gayest shit that I have ever heard.

He is not on the manifest for Urgent Fury.

Burn him down.

Please do share your BDA post strike with us, and let us know if you need anything else.

PS: Challenge him to produce a DD214. If he provides one, grab it, and hold onto it, as it will be fraudulent. Falsifying a Federal document is a felony offense. We can pass it to the FBI for prosecution under Stolen Valor statutes, among others.

Thank you very much. We appreciate your bringing this to our attention.
'bout time you joined in, I was 99% sure he was full of shit, but won't call anyone out without proof (ie a manifest which I don't have here). Anyway thanks for chiming in and confirming my suspicions.
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Old 2 May 2008, 15:14
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'bout time you joined in, I was 99% sure he was full of shit, but won't call anyone out without proof (ie a manifest which I don't have here). Anyway thanks for chiming in and confirming my suspicions.
Sorry, G.

Been out of the loop for a couple of days, got the in-laws in town. They are all crowded around the dining room table, happily eating ant eggs with weird vegetables and nam prik.



To keep this thread on track, Bo, several of us here have the Urgent Fury manifest. This guy is not on it. Further, he was not a member of A Co during that era. Myself and gerryeric were the senior medics in that company at the time, and we had access to everybody's medical records. We would remember him. Finally, there were not that many MFF parachutists, we all knew one another, and we all jumped together. This guy was not one of them.

You are cleared hot to burn him down, and I hope that you do so. If we can be of further assistance, just let us know. We are pleased to help.

Thanks.
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Old 2 May 2008, 15:58
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Yep.. first time I ever saw that was on his vest.

I did a search for Ranger School Graduates in his era and can't find a web site. Anybody
know of a site that might have grads listed or photo in May of 83? Looks like I might have to do a public records check.
Here is the site with all the photos. Not sure if they mention names.

https://www.benning.army.mil/rtb/rtbmain.asp
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Old 2 May 2008, 16:56
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TO ALL..Thanks..
We have enought evidence now to do what needs to be done.
I still want to bait the hook and see if he will try and come up with a
fake 214 and then...

I have our SGT at ARMS who is just itchin' to burn this asshole.
I'll keep you posted.
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Old 2 May 2008, 21:31
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Magician Knows who I am. Yes I did a double check on the manifest, even for 82nd. His name is not on the list.

Just joined today to help with this one now I'll go back in the shadows.

Wait, howdy everyone :D
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Old 3 May 2008, 09:22
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HERE'S A NEWS FLASH
I have been informed that I made a mistake.
He didn't make the jump into Granada....DUH
It was into Panama in 1990 for "Operation Just Cause".
Funny how that works.. As evidence becomes available my memory
of what I heard goes to hell.

I am willing to give the man "a shadow of the doubt"
Anyone have any info as to that jump manifest?
And I am still waiting to get that 214 from him.
Hate to put another brother on his knees unless he really
deserves it.

Yeah, I know TEXAN, no record of his military service.
I will hang in there until I get that report back from St. Louis
in writing and then it is a done deal.
We have all the time we need to see this through so
that is what we are going to do.
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Old 3 May 2008, 09:38
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Who has the Just Cause manifest?
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Old 3 May 2008, 09:49
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If he can't produce a DD214 then I say it is perfect lock that he is full of shit. Magician put the charcoal in the BBQ and now it's time for someone to light the match and fry his ass.
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Old 3 May 2008, 10:42
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All Con

Got this email this morning Reference Gordy

Last Name: despot
Social Security Number: *** - ** - XXXX
Date of Birth: 11/18/196x

Matched Record
Selective Service Number:
64-2083205-4

Date of Registration


11/4/1986

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Old 3 May 2008, 10:53
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Old 3 May 2008, 11:18
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THIS JUST IN/////// BO I got conformation of MIL SERVICE...but look

Name :
GORDON J DESPOT
Service :
Army
Service Component :
REGULAR
Pay Grade :
E-5
Military Speciality :
52D2C <<<<<<<<<<<<< no " P" qual in the MOS...hmmm ..interesting!!!
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Unknown
State of Residence :
WA
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Old 3 May 2008, 11:23
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Had coffee with a friend this morning.. Retired SF Team SGT.
He went into Panama and can't recall a jump being made there.
He went in by chopper. 75th took the airport which allowed the
82nd to come in by aircraft. Was there a jump even made?

Thanks TEXAN. I am glad we are waiting to start the cook out..
Good intel is a part of every successful operation.

I am not familiar with the MOS..52D2C

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Old 3 May 2008, 11:50
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52D: Power-Generation Equipment Repairer

2C JAVELIN GUNNERY


HMMM a guy that fixes power equipment and can shoot a Javelin
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Old 3 May 2008, 12:04
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Interesting combo..
You don't think that some personnel desk jockey could have made a mistake?
Gee, that would never happen..yeah right.

Need that 214 but if it has errors on it..
(It wouldn't be the first time that has happened..)
then what?
I think we need an eye witness.
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Old 3 May 2008, 12:24
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Hang on...we still have not heard and of the Super Cool guy stories where he used his "generator" fixing ability's to gain employment with the CIA to conduct clandestine Ops under the disguise of a "Javelin "gunner during the invasion of Panama in 89...you know thats coming....lol



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Old 3 May 2008, 12:46
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Quick MOS breakdown 52D2C9

52D MOS Power-Generation Equipment Repairer

2 E-5

C9 Assigned Skill Identifier for MAST and Electric Power Plant Maintenance


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Was there a jump even made?
Yes, 2/75 dropped into Rio Hato. I will defer to one of them for details.
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Old 3 May 2008, 13:07
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75th took the airport which allowed the
82nd to come in by aircraft. Was there a jump even made?
Yes

Torrijos/Tocumen International Airport - 1/75 and 3/75 (-)
Rio Hato Military Airfield - 2/75 and 3/75 (-)

Later, 82nd did a jump too.
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Old 3 May 2008, 13:53
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Later, 82nd did a jump too.
By later do you mean AFTER the AF was secure
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