Chip sends us a link to Maine’s proposed Stolen Valor Act that will make false claims of any military service that results in monetary gain greater than $10 or a false claim of service in a war or wearing/claiming verbally an award or decoration that the wearer didn’t earn a “Class E crime”. A person […]
Act of whatever the opposite of valor is.
One man’s impersonation of a soldier goes far beyond other cases that have been reported in the past. In addition to admitting to his actions, he also bragged about the act. But unfortunately, that’s not all! He took things a step further by mocking the United States’ armed forces collectively. Show More Summary
The man busted for impersonating an Army Ranger at the Oxford Valley mall in Langhorne, Pa. on Black Friday might face federal charges for violating the Stolen Valor Act of 2013.
A senior chief petty officer assigned to Nimitz-Class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) received the Bob Feller Act of Valor Award in a ceremony at the Navy Memorial in Washington, D.
NEED FOR SPEED and ACT OF VALOR helmer Scott Waugh will direct INVERSION, a $120 million sci-fi thriller written by Bragi Schut (SEASON OF THE WITCH) and Academy Award nominee David Arata (CHILDREN OF MEN, SPY GAME). The film is being...Show More Summary
We all know the SCOTUS recently invalidated the Stolen Valor Act of 2005, forcing Congress to revise and reenact it. That happened last year. So, merely making false claims about one’s military career isn’t in general unlawful today. You have to do so for the purpose of fraud to break the law. But it seems […]
South Carolina governor, Nikki Haley, signed that state’s new stolen valor act into law yesterday, according to The Republic. Considering that the state subsidizes a large number of phoney POWs there, prosecutors should be pretty busy enforcing the law; The law signed by Gov. Nikki Haley makes the lie a misdemeanor, with the punishment depending […]
Soaked in Bleach, the upcoming docudrama directed by Act of Valor producer Benjamin Statler, is a reexamination of the circumstances surrounding the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain in 1994. The film mixes interviews with those involved in the investigation like private investigator Tom Grant with dramatic reenactments of the event’s aftermath. Cobain’s death was [...]
When Scott Waugh and Mike McCoy's war-set thriller Act of Valor came out in 2012, it wasn't sold on big names or big budget action sequences, but instead the fact that it employed active Navy SEALs to play the lead roles. The film was...Show More Summary
Need for Speed is gearing up for a modest weekend at the box office. Based on the video game franchise of the same name, Act of Valor director Scott Waugh’s action flick could generate around $25 million from moviegoers. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Need for Speed is tracking pretty well with the younger crowd.... Show More Summary
Eight new character posters from DreamWorks Pictures' Need for Speed are now online and can be viewed below, courtesy of Yahoo! Movies. Directed by Scott Waugh ( Act of Valor ), the high-octane action thriller hits theaters this Friday,...Show More Summary
Vogue UK deserves the Congressional Medal of Honor this week for the act of valor involved in putting gorgeous Nigella Lawson on the cover without makeup. More » Vogue UK Bravely Puts Makeup-Free Nigella Lawson On Cover is a post from TheGloss - Get the best women's beauty, make up, hairstyles tips. Get sex, dating advice, culture news and hot trends for women..
But here is an awesome piece of news: President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Hispanic, Jewish and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their racial or ethnic backgrounds. The unusual presentation will culminate a [Read more...]
In a rare and historical action, President Obama will award the Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Jewish, Hispanic, and African-American veterans “overlooked previously because of their ethnicity,” according to the Washington Post. Unprecedented and historical, in my opinion, because it reaches back more than 60 years to correct [...]
President Obama will correct a historical act of discrimination next month when he awards the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest commendation for combat valor, to 19 Jewish, Hispanic, and African-American veterans overlooked previously because of their backgrounds. Show More Summary
Given the green light back in October, the show stalled over creative differences between National Geographic and The Bandito Brothers. [...]
Act of Valor, inspired by Relativity’s successful 2012 Navy SEAL feature, was announced in October as the network’s first scripted series. That is no longer the case. “NGC is unfortunately not moving forward with Act Of Valor in favor of other scripted projects we have under consideration that will be announced soon,” the network said in a statement. Show More Summary
Hack.Stone wrote in the comments how there should be a written document to explain to phonies how to act after they’ve been busted. So, I’ve taken it upon myself, as we gear up for our annual tournament of Stolen Valor, to explain that process to the uninitiated. First, don’t deny military records. If the records […]
'Need For Speed' director Scott Waugh (Act of Valor) speaks with us about working with actors instead of Navy SEALs and shooting high-speed chases on real roads. The post Chatting With Director Scott Waugh On The Set of ‘Need For Speed’ appeared first on Screen Rant.