Emmit Stone Adams, Fake SEAL

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01/17/2018 by tangomike147

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Here comes Emmit Adams from Lexington Kentucky. He rustled a few jimmies when he wore this uniform to what looks to be a church event. He is wearing a Special Warfare Insignia, Surface Warfare Insignia, and what appears to be SWCC Insignia. All above his rows of ribbons. The ribbons show a Combat Action , Purple Heart times 4, And some others that look to be the National Defense Service Medal, some Vietnam Awards and one shooting ribbon. He wears the uniform of an E5 with a 4 year service stripe. The Vietnam Veteran ball cap  has what appears to be rows of medals.

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After a check of the UDT SEAL Archives it was found that Emmit was never a SEAL. We decided at that point to do a request for his records with a Freedom of Information Act request.

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It does seem that Emmit served in the United States Navy from April 1959 to April of 1963. It looks like he went from E1 to E5 and back to E1 before his discharge. There is also no mention of any awards or medals that would show he served in Vietnam and has four Purple Hearts. It would appear that the only thing from the photo that matches his records is the 4 year hashmark.

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9 thoughts on “Emmit Stone Adams, Fake SEAL

  1. Don says:

    the link below on the last email does not work:

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    Thanks, Don

    “Excellence ought to be a habbit” Dr. Rick Rigsby

    On Wed, Jan 17, 2018 at 8:24 PM, Military Phonies® wrote:

    > tangomike147 posted: ” Here comes Emmit Adams from Lexington Kentucky. He > rustled a few jimmies when he wore this uniform to what looks to be a > church event. He is wearing a Special Warfare Insignia, Surface Warfare > Insignia, and What appears to be SWCC Insignia. All above hi” >

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  2. John Miller says:

    Actually according to his records, he was listed as an EM2 on 24 April 1963. So unless he went from E5 to E1 in 2 days, the rank on his uniform and the service stripe are the only two things correct on it.

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    • tangomike147 says:

      Look at the record above that. Shows he left as an EMR

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      • MSSA John M Albaladejo Sr says:

        Yo Tango Mike, if he had been disciplined and stripped of rank the second sheet would show that wouldn’t it? I’m thinking that the Clerk filling this out had a brain fart and typod. Wouldn’t be the first time. Still, that don’t excuse he embellishment.

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  3. […] partners at Military Phonies share their work on Emmit Stone Adams, who claims to be a Navy SEAL, wounded in combat four times […]

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  4. DrKrypton says:

    It would seem he hasnt gotten the idea. He is still displaying his photo.

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  5. John mathes says:

    Tango mike keep up the good work
    Jm

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  6. Manny Perez says:

    The Trident didn’t come out until 72 or 73. Where could you get a Purple Heart between 59 &63?

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