Presentation on theme: "SKYLER WHALEN AKA Gunny Whalen. Allegations Claims: – United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant – Been to Combat (4) different times Combat Action Ribbon."— Presentation transcript:
SKYLER WHALEN AKA Gunny Whalen
Allegations Claims: – United States Marine Corps Gunnery Sergeant – Been to Combat (4) different times Combat Action Ribbon with (3) stars – Silver Star recipient – Drill Instructor With (1) stars – Navy/Marine Corps Medal recipient – Recruiter – Afghanistan (twice) – Iraq – Selected Marine Reserve Medal (twice)
Allegations Cont… – Has been in Force Reconnaissance Company since March of 2009 – Is associated with a Col James Masterson He claims he is the Commanding officer of 1ST Recon Batt (as he spells it) – The Co of 1ST Recon Bn is not an 0-6, nor is it this individual.
1.) Silver Star – No record of a GySgt or SSgt, or Sgt, or Cpl, or LCpl Whalen receiving a Silver Star. 2.) Navy Marine Corps Medal – Out of all the Marines I have ever served with I have NEVER seen this awarded. (including Marines who have received Silver Stars and Navy Crosses) 3.) Combat Action Ribbon (with 3 stars) – Given out for separate conflicts, i.e. (1) for Iraq and (1) for Afghanistan, (1) for Somalia, (1) for Gulf War, (1) for Grenada – I dought this person is near 50 years old. 4.) Selected Marine Corps Reserve Medal – he is not a reservist. 5.) Drill Instructor (with 1 star) not how the ribbon is awarded, not a drill instructor. 6.) Also was a recruiter? 7.) National Defense Medial (with 1 star) 8.) Jump wings and Marine Combat Diver breast insignia – Contacted those school houses, did not attend.
Uniform Discrepancies -Out of Height and Weight standards. -Belt length at least (3) inches too long. -- Pants not fitted properly --Broke d**k shirt that doesnt fit -Looks about 16 years old.
Summery This person is not who he says he is. – Is NOT a Marine – Not a Reconnaissance Man – Is not a member of ANY Force Reconnaissance Company – Did not go to Basic Airborne School – Did not go to Marine Combat Diver School – Did not receive Silver Star – Did not Receive Navy Marine Corps Medal – Was not a Drill Instructor – Was not a Recruiter – Is (10) years too young to be the rank he claims to be.
Acknowledgements All of the photos of the individual in question were obtained from the individuals Facebook website.
Location -His Facebook page states that he is from and lives in Kingman AZ. -Note the railroad abutment and fill.
-Note the small, square house. -- Note the RV in the drive way.
Location -Small, square house -- Appear to be an RV