03/14/2017 by militaryphonies
John Naputi from Hondo Texas comes to us claiming that he was a 18E Special Forces Communication Sergeant. As well as a 92R Parachute Rigger and 13F Forward Observer. Below are photo’s captured from Mr Naputi’s Social Media accounts. In these photo’s please note the Special Forces (SF) crest tattooed on his arm. As well as the SF crest in a hat pin on his ball cap. Plus numerous photo’s of Mr Naputi wearing shirts displaying the SF crest and insignia.
Top; US Army Special Forces Crest
Middle; Texas Army National Guard Insignia
Bottom; US Army 82nd Airborne Insignia
Top; Basic Parachute Badge
Middle; Parachute Rigger Badge
Bottom; Unknown Foreign jump Wings
Wearing the Combat Infantry Badge and the Master Parachute Badge. Neither of which are on his military service record.
Below is a photo of Mr Naputi wearing the US Army Green Beret with the Special Forces Crest.
Claim of being wounded resulting in a broken neck and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Which further caused Post Traumatic Stress Disorder(PTSD).
Above; Green Beret claim ( Facebook)
Below; Army National Guard and Special Forces Communication Sergeant (RallyPoint)
Below; Photo’s of John Naputi in a US Army uniform with National Guard patch . Please note, No Combat Infantry Badge and no Master Parachutist Badge.
After all of this evidence was collected, Mr Naputi was asked in private message on Facebook if he was in fact a Green Beret which he gave the following reply.
Mr Naputi was also asked in private message on Facebook where he actually deployed to which he gave the following reply.
Please note that the time period that he claims to have been working for the Department of Defense as a contractor. (2003) He was still enlisted in the Texas Army National Guard.
Military Service record under the Freedom Of Information Act (FOIA)
According to the records received from NPRC, Mr. Naputi did attend and passed the Special Forces Assessment, and the Morse code course, but did not graduate from the actual SF 18E (Communications Sergeant) qualification course. This means he does not have the title or rights to refer to himself as an SF Operator.
Concussion; With the evidence gathered from multiple social media sites. Plus from Mr. Naputi’s self admission, Mr Naputi is claiming to have been a 18E Special Forces Communication Sergeant. Which he is also claiming to have been involved in multiple combat operation.
However, Mr Naputi’s military service record from the National Personal Records center show that Mr Naputi did not complete the qualification course to become a Special Forces Operator. Nor does Mr. Naputi have any ribbons or medals showing that he deployed anywhere outside of the United States in support of any combat operations which the United States was involved in during the time frames that Mr. Naputi served in the United States Armed Forces.
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