01/15/2016 by militaryphonies
Alan Merklein claims that he was a member of Special Forces in Vietnam who was also Ranger Tabbed.
He claims that what military records of his that aren’t classified and Top Secret were destroyed in the 1973 fire at the NPRC.
A Photo of him wearing a ball cap with the AMVETS patch along with a SSG , Airborne and Vietnam Service medal hatpins.
This is a close up photo of his motorcycle vest . He is displaying multiple military claims. Such as being a SSG ( E-6 ) , The 75th Ranger Tab. Special Forces Airborne patch. He is also claiming the BSM and a Purple Heart. Plus other Medals and Ribbons. Including an upside down Combat Action Ribbon. Which is a Navy/Marine citation.
Two photo’s of Alan Merklein and his wife riding and standing beside their motorcycle. With the motorcycle and the husband and wife both displaying the Special Forces logo and crest.
A photo of Alan Merklein wearing a ball cap with ” Special Forces ” displayed upon it as well as diff. Military hat pins.
A photo of Alan Merklein wearing what appears to be a uniform from the Vietnam Veterans Association . Which Alan did belong to at one time. But has since been removed from their roster. In this photo. you can clearly see him wearing the BSM, PH, VSM. As well as a Combat Infantry Badge.
A photo of Alan Merklein wearing a ball cap displaying the 75th Rangers and Vietnam campaign medals.
Alan Merklein has been making appearances all over Florida displaying all of his false military honors. This is a Newspaper article showing Merklein participating in a Veterans Day Parade. http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/article44283732.html
This is a video of Alan Merklein placing the American flag on graves of our fallen hero’s at the Sarasota National Cemetery.
Alan Merklein’s Facebook Account ; https://www.facebook.com/alan.merklein
AlanMerklein’s VetFriends Account ; https://www.vetfriends.com/veterandirectory/?member=1556254&name=Alan-Merklein&branch=Army&from=1965&to=1970
Alan Merklein’s Google+ Account ; https://plus.google.com/101877821505230505928/about
The National Personal Records Center has Alan J. Merklein on file. But not in the manner that he has claimed of his Military Service. He joined the Army in Dec. of 1966. and was discharged from active duty on 25 Nov., 1968. His primary job was that of an auto body & Vehicle repairman. He spent nine months in Germany in 1968. His one and only medal was the National Defense Service Medal. He was discharged as a Spec. (E-4 )
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