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An Abuse of Patriotism

Stolen Valor and the "Wall That Heals"

by Larry Stimeling, Staff Writer

James Richard Lyons is a hero. He joined the Navy in 1964 at age 17. James went through some of the military' most rigorous training schools, including;

SEAL Training.

Force Recon.

Jungle Warfare Training in Panama. 

Special weapons in Quantico.

James served 4 tours in Vietnam and attained the rank of GySgt. He received a Silver Star and a Purple Heart. That is a lot for a four year enlistment.

But there is a problem, A BIG PROBLEM!!!
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