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Dan Brodt, Green Beret... NOT!!

We were asked to look into Dan Brodt. 

We established contact and he claimed his DD214 was wrong. He said St Louis corrected it and sent him a "rebuilt one"

He sent us the rebuilt one along with a DD215. I think we counted 21 mistakes in the DD214 and DD215 combined. You don't receive a new "Rebuilt" DD214.

They send you a DD215 correcting or adding to the original DD215. What's funny, he sent a corrected/rebuilt DD214 and a DD215 correcting the corrected/rebuilt DD214. What?? He said they were sent at the same time. The DD215 awarded him 18B and 18F. That's funny as the 18 series didn't exist at that time. These frauds need to do their research. 

Dan, even created a fake email pretending to be a George XXXX from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. We actually contacted said individual and he confirmed he never emailed us. That would only reinforce that Dan also created fake profiles to comment on the podcast site, pretending to be people that served with him in Special Forces. Although he does come clean and admit his lies, he went down saying he had no idea who those people were that commented as though they served with him in Special Forces. BWAAHAAAHAA. He also said he didn't create the fake email from George XXXX saying they vetted Dan. 

Here's Dan admitting his lies, denying he created the fake account of those who vouched for him and then a podcast where you can here him claiming to be a Ranger and Green Beret.

๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿ‘‰Dan on the Phone and a podcast interview๐Ÿ‘ˆ๐Ÿ‘ˆ

Dan went so far as to blame Together we served for creating his fake awards and he said he disowned them. That's funny, as he used the same shadow box on an ASA website along with the same units and rank. As proof TWS created his shadow box, he sent a screen shot of him logged into his account that showed he had full edit ability on his account. Boy, he didn't think that through to well. He could have corrected it and removed those fake awards at any time.

So, Dan sent us his Rebuilt DD214 and DD215. Here's what was found when we sent it to a Green Beret who spent time dealing with records:

Re: The DD 214 provided by BRODT, Dan P

Block 4 "Department, Component, and Branch or Class" would read something like "ARMY-RA-INF"  and NEVER include Unit of Assignment ie: "5th Special Forces Group SOG"

Block 5a Grade Rate or Rank . . . . was added after the 214 was issued . . . . . Dates of Rank from E4 to E7 added in Block 30

Block 11a "Type pf Transfer or Discharge" reads "Transfer to {big space} "(See Item 16)" . . . . . . . . yet Block 16 "Terminal Date of Reserve  UMT&S Obligation"

Block 11c "Reason and Authority" reads AR 635-200 SPN 413 . . . . . which equals "to enter or return to college, university, or equivalent institution" 

Block 13b "Type of Certificate Issued" would never read "Honorable" it always reads the Certificate Form Number ie: "DD Form 256A" and Honorable is misspelled. 

Block  22c in always only Years Months and Days . . . . . NEVER words like "USARPAC RVN"

Block 23a "Specialty Number & Title" Would ALWAYS be the MOS with ASI at the time of separation . . . . . not a printed accumulation of all MOS "11010, 20, 40 ABN Qual - Rflmn"

Block 24. Decorations, Medals, Commendations, etc:  I question EVERYTHING other than NDSM, also Sharpshooter is misspelled.

Block 25  "Education and Training Completed":  "*******" are used to indicate nothing further . . . . anything typed after them ie: OCS Qualified - Ranger TS Q&R Aug 67 was added after the original DD 214 was typed.

Block 30 "Remarks" referring to Item 5a. would NEVER include Dates of Rank in addition they would NEVER include (P) for "Promotable" or "Airborne Qualified" as the DD215 he provided indicates AND ALWAYS follows the MOS NOT the Rank.

Re: The DD 215 provided by BRODT, Dan P

NOTE: I personally question the ENTIRE DD 215 submitted

Block 2 "Department, Component, and Branch" would read something like "ARMY-RA-INF" and NEVER include Unit of Assignment ie: "5th Special Forces Group SOG" 

Block 6.  

Item 23a. 18 Series MOS qualifications did not exist at the time this DD 215 was allegedly created 20Apr1973

Item 23a. The Additional Skill Identifier (ASI) "P" designates "Parachutist" NOT "Airborne Qualified" as it reads on the form AND ALWAYS follows the MOS NOT the Rank


In my personal professional opinion with 14 combined years in US Army Recruiting Operations and Human Resource Management Dan Brodt is using doctored "official" Military Forms to lie to himself and others he misrepresents himself to . . . . 


KNK, Major, US Army (Ret)


As for the shadow box:

Sergeant First Class (E-7): False, He was a Spec5

Service 67-73: True

MOS 11F: False

H Company LRRP 75th Rangers: False, he was in a Long Line Det

5th Special Forces-SOG: False, he wasn't even Airborne

69-73 US Army Intelligence Command Ft Holabird MD/414th ASA: False

Combat Infantry Badge: False, he has since been removed from the CIB assoc membership

Legion of Merit: False

Brozne Star w/ V and 2 oakleaf clusters: False

Purple Heart w/ 2 oak leaf clusters: False

Meritorious Service Medal: False

Air Medal: False

2nd Air Medal w/ V and Bronze Strike/Flight device that can’t be read: False

Joint Service Commendation Medal: False

Good Conduct Medal w/ 2 loops: False

Army of Occupation Medal: False

National Defense Service Medal: True

Vietnam Service Medal w/ Arrowhead device, Silver Star and 2 Bronze Stars: False, he has 1

Vietnam Campaign Medal: True

Parachutist badge w/ 4 combat jumps: False

Army Aviation Aircraft Crewman Badge: False

Recondo Patch: False

U.S. Army Infantry Crossed Rifles: False

Special Forces Tab: False

Ranger Tab: False

2 Service Stripes: False

5 Overseas Service Bars: False, he has 1

Dan Brodt will now be added to hall of zeroes

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1 comments on article "Dan Brodt, Green Beret... NOT!!"

Tom Kelly

3/23/2020 2:06 PM

The type of individual who embellishes his service record for what reason. profit, glory, importance ??? They probably do not think anyone will find out the truth.

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SuperUser Account:

No Idea. It's hard to follow up on these guys as the workload is very heavy. We expose them and move on.

william frank grist:

Great site I am glad to see it in operation. William Frank Grist SF

U.S. Naval Aircrewman (90-95):

He's also a registered sex offender....and a scum bag.

U.S. Naval Aircrewman (90-95):

I think this is well known by this point - but for added extra bonus actually is a REAL registered sex offender. This guy is a danger to the community in a multitude of ways & he shows no shame or remorse & he's also a real d-bag. He needs to get locked up.

Brian M Whitney:

Is he still getting 100% disability or was he ever? Whats the deal with this story?

Don Canaday:

Every time some faker claiming to be SF gets in trouble or acts up, it can reflect badly on us in the media. Another reason to point them out when they present themselves.


Wow! I am stupefied that a sex offender would expose himself to so much attention and expect the truth to not come out...


I refuse to believe any SF or Operator would wear that bow tie, just saying.


Usually when I see a guy with this much shite on a vest, jacket and hats he does not pass the smell test. If you screaming that loud "look at me I am a hero" you probably aren't.


I guess he spent 1 year and 5 months as a pivot man and is trying to reclaim his dignity. Sorry never going to happen now.

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