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Greg Buck, Green Beret... NOT!!

Sometimes you should count your blessings, move on and shut up. 

We were sent Greg Buck the fake Green Beret back in 2016 as to have claimed to be a Green Beret on ODA 335 as an 18D. He had been talking to a guy he knew in high school. The guy from high school happened to be a legit Green Beret and asked if anybody knew him in a vetted Special Forces forum.


Initial 2016 question as to whether anybody knew him?



We quickly established he was never a Green Beret. It looks like he was claiming to be New Orleans SWAT also. We reached out to those that worked with him and they said he was a problem. 

When we reached out to Greg Buck the fake Green Beret himself, he was adamant he NEVER said he was SF, a Green Beret, 18D, on ODA 335, or anything close to that.

He sent us a 1,347-word song and dance "woe is me" email that was painful to read.






That being said, we were getting ready to expose him as a fraud, and the file somehow got moved inside an adjacent file and thus out of sight. Had Greg Buck the fake Green Beret lived the rest of his life quietly as a non-Green Beret, we would have forgotten about him and he would have received a pass. Not that we were giving him a pass, we simply would have never seen the file again as it was hidden.

Fast forward to May 2021...

He's talking to somebody claiming to be what? A Green Beret

What MOS is he claiming? 18D (Special Forces Medical Sergeant)

What ODA is he claiming? ODA 335 


18D on ODA 335 is the EXACT same lie he told the high school friend in 2016 (that he said he didn't). He seems to have lived in his delusion of being a Green Beret since he was dropped from never even starting the Q-Course.

The only thing is... He was telling all this to a legit Green Beret who searched his name in a vetted site called SF Brothers and saw to 2016 thread on him. oops.

We don't even see he attempted the Prep Course. The Prep Course is before you even get to attempt SFAS (Special Forces Assessment and Selection), and SFAS is before SFQC (Special Forces Qualification Course)

Greg Buck the fake Green Beret is as much a Green Beret is as my Mom is. 

He NEVER attempted SFQC because he didn't attempt SFAS.

He didn't attempt SFAS because he never even attempted SOPC.

He didn't attempt SOPC because He just didn't.

He was never assigned to a Special Forces Regimental unit for a day. 

Wanting to be a Green Beret and getting hurt before you even attempt any part of anything does NOT give you the right to pretend to be one of us. In his woe is me 1,347-word excuse...  He is confused as to how often you need to Jump to stay on Jump status. We can assume he hurt himself in his cherry jump and that's why he doesn't know how often you need to jump.


Discharge Rank SPC Service 2 Years 4 months 10 Days

Military Education: Basic Parachutist Course, Combat Life Saver Course

No record of completion or attendance: Special Operations Prep Course, SF Assessment and Selection, or the Special Forces Qualification Course

Awards/Decorations: NDSM, GWOTSM, ASR, Parachutist Badge. NO Special Forces Tab

Note GWOTSM eligibility. Global War on Terrorism Service Medal Ribbon. The Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTS) is a decoration of the United States Armed Forces presented to members of the U.S. military who have served in the War on Terror from September 11, 2001, to a yet-to-be-determined date.

So no deployments

Entered AD 9/21/2005

9/30/2005 Assigned Fort Benning GA 9/30/2005 Student Regular Army Trainee (5 months)

02/27/2006 Assigned D Co Student Support Bn, USAJFKSWC Fort Bragg NC (10 months)

12/08/2006 600 Quartermaster Co AirDrop Fort Bragg NC (2 months)

2/15/2007 18 AG Personnel Group Fort Bragg NC (2 months)

4/5/2007 Medical Hold Womack Army Medical Center Fort Bragg NC (2 months)

6/26/2007 Warrior Transition Bn, Company A Fort Bragg NC

Released from AD 1/31/08

Greg Buck the fake Green Beret will now be added to hall of zeroes forever.

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Recent comments

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

Wow. Absolutely mind blowing & disgraceful. They should make a documentary about how this turd BS'd his way through the years in order to be in a position to be standing next to Presidents, politicians & celebritys. I get pissed when I think of all the others like him but that have never gotten exposed or caught. Great job catching this s--t turd.

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

You can tell just by looking at him that he is a shit bird.

Royal Mons:

If these phonies want to play dress up they should join a re-enactment society and not lie about their fantasies and live off the sacrifice of others.


FRANCO K WEBB is a LYING POSER. He and I were BEST FRIENDS during the time he CLAIMS 7th GP 18D (MY MOS and MY Duty assignment - ODA 755/754, O&I, SWC G Co SFAS, 1st Bn S3).

He was NEVER ASSOCIATED WITH, ASSIGNED TO, in SUPPORT OF, or attended ANY TRAINING that would qualify his claim of being an 18D.

He was a CAR STEREO SALESMAN and INSTALLER on Yadkin Road the ENTIRE TIME I KNEW HIM. We were in Westarea Fire Department TOGETHER and he lived in a trailer on Haretown road.

It APPEARS that he has taken some of MY SF TRAINING, HISTORY and BACKGROUND, claimed it as his own, and further EMBELLISHED those stories for his own video game centered bravado.


SuperUser Account:

He probably never will. The 7th Grp picture he pretends is his is an ODA from the mid-'80s. We've identified all men in the picture. It also looks like he added a Ranger Tab to his website. He's never before claimed Ranger so this is strange.

He and Mike Mika (President of SFA Ch 34) threatened to sue the SFA National if they didn't rescind the letter they sent us, give Rudi a formal apology, and re-instate him as a member in good standing. Of course SFA National refused and nothing came of his idle threat.

Mike Mika has twice, along with Rudi Gresham the fake Green Beret claimed that Rudi spent 12 years in the S.C. National Guard and that's where he attained the rank of LTC. Neither time were they able to produce records that baked up that statement.

SGT P - Rakkasan:

I just looked at his personal website, and it still has a picture autographed by General Yarborough, and a statement that says he served as Yarborough’s Aide. When will this clown give it up? I took screen shots.

Rick Upton:

Why is he working for the VA?


First of all, thank you folks for what you do, what you’ve done, and what you’re willing to do.

Secondly, it is my hope that Mr Prouix owns up to his lies. I have been watching this story and it disgusts me that there are people who would assume to receive the accolades deserved, but never sought, by better, braver, stronger men.

Mr Prouix needs to be exposed. Well done.


This is almost unbelievable. This guy wanted to be a Green Beret so bad he faked it to the grave. It must have been awesome to him to take on a persona. Feeling like a hero, getting recognition, and being treated like a hero in addition to fellowship with real warriors was too much to pass up. It must have felt good. I'm sure he could have joined the military. He just didn't think it was worth it. He could have everything without dropping a single iota of blood, sweat, or tears. I feel sorry for his family. This guy is to me obviously mentally ill. I guess he never thought he would hurt and shame his family to the extent he ended up doing so. To any potential fakers. Let this guy be a lesson to you. If you want what we have, just join the military. Don't do this to your family and friends.


I just want to thank Guardians of the Green Beret. I had no idea this problem was so widespread. These phonies do a great disservice to all us real Green Berets. Yes, I am a Green Beret. They give a false representation of who we are, what we are, and what we represent. These phonies are almost always criminal otherwise in my opinion. Good job Guardians of the Green Beret. People probably don't realize what it would be like for me to ever actually meet a phony Green Beret. Offensive is not the word. I don't think there is a word for all the things that would go through my mind.

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