This really pisses me off. There’s a story at MILITARY.COM about the proliferation of phony CMH winners. With 113 living CMH awardees, apparently the imposters outnumber the real ones.
The problem's bad enough that it has prompted such groups as The Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation to lobby for tougher laws to punish the impostors.
"There are more and more of these impostors, and they are literally stealing the valor and acts of valor of the real guys," said Agent Tom Cottone, who also works on an FBI violent crime squad in West Paterson, N.J.
Click on the Military.Com link above for the full story.