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Old 7 October 2015, 20:01
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Vetting needed ASAP

Hey everyone I am a former 1/75 ranger and I really need your help as I feel your fraternal order may possibly be being smeared. The name I need vetting is a Dave Sharpe. He claims he was a PJ and medboarded because of a broken right radius in 2002 because he was "hit" on a patrol. Claims 71st rescue squadron, 347th rescue group. Said that he was given "option" to crosstrain to security forces or get out. He crosstrained. Claims airborne October 1999, Dive school Sept 1999, freefall NOV 1999. Says he did freefall in Bragg??? I have never heard of that. He also sent me a "photo" of is 214 but it seems fishy. There is also an article of his witness testimony to House committee on veterans affairs. In this he says he was just security forces and when I asked him about this he said he left out the crosstraining because the representatives "wouldn't have understood." This is getting really ridiculous especially since he has a fairly large non-profit that is doing very well. I have attached the article and if you need anything else let me know.
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Old 8 October 2015, 23:01
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In print he never claims PJ status. But he is still full of shit.
Sharpe had been suffering from an undiagnosed case of post-traumatic stress disorder and depression. As a security forces Airman stationed at Langley Air Force Base, Va., he went on his first deployment in December 2001 to Saudi Arabia, where he came face to face with a Taliban sympathizer who would change his life.
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Old 8 October 2015, 23:24
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If half of this story is true the kid's a world class pussy.
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Old 13 October 2015, 20:23
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Totally agree gentlemen but there was another article that states he was a PJ. He also just runs around saying it and actually provided me with an almost completly falsified DD214. I shared this information with a fellow batt boy who was also a PJ and we verified the lies. I was just looking to see if there were any other PJ's out there that could vet as well. Here's the link to the article where he claims PJ.
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Old 14 October 2015, 07:41
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Ragnar, our mutual friend is lighting him up now.
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Old 15 January 2016, 19:59
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I love it when these guys get exposed.
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