One hundred men will test today but only three win the Green Beret.
 

Ike Catcher, Green Beret… NOT!!

Ike was brought tour attention by a member of a vetted SF forum. The pictures shared immediately looked more than suspect, to the point of being comical. 

Another SF Brother, Jeff Bxxxxx reached out to him in a professional manner, explaining what it takes to earn the Green Beret via his Instagram account and asked him to remove those pictures. He was immediately blocked, after he was told to “Get a life”.

We reached out to him also. He could at that point either removed the pictures or go into an explanation as to why/when/where they were taken. He did not. He alluded to the fact that that he might have been Austrian Royal Guard. We can find no unit called Austrian Royal Guard that’s an active unit. We could find the Austrian Guard Company, yet they wear a red beret.

Some in the Bundesheer do wear a Green Beret but the crest is totally different than the crest he was sporting. He then asked us to remove the stick in our ass. Hmmm 

Also, we noticed his hash tags of #Green#Beret. He never once hash tagged #AustrianRoyalGuard.

As a side note, the Beret he tried to claim was Austrian Royal Guard, happened to have the US Special Forces 5th Group Flash and US Special Forces crest on it. No ties to anything Austrian on the beret. 

So, with the help of Jeff Bxxxxx we started a small campaign to alert his sponsor and others he has business ties to.

In only a matter of days he decides its time to apologize and remove the pictures. He could have handled this so mush different. 

On a side note: he states this was a photoshoot. If you look at the pictures, it looks like different places over a period of time. His boxers are different depending on the picture and his facial hair is also.

Ike Catcher, You were never an Austrian Royal Guard (as they don’t currently exist). You were also never a Green Beret.

You'll now be added to Guardians of the Green Beret Hall of Fakes, Frauds, and Phonies.

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2 comments on article "Ike Catcher, Green Beret… NOT!!"

Craig

10/30/2017 5:11 PM

SF Green Beret Jeff B, who you refer to in the article, is my son. He is the toughest man I’ve ever known. He is also the gentlest, kindest, and most caring man I’ve ever known.

Most sons aspire to be like their father. I aspire to be like my son. The day he signed for the Army he became the man I wish I could have been.

Graduation day as a Green Beret, he was my proof that an average good man can raise a great man.

I love you, Jeff.


The Guardian

10/31/2017 10:57 AM

Yes Craig. We thank Jeff for his service and for the help he gave us in working this Ike Catcher case.

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Salt Life Vet:

VFW Post 10226 voted unanimously at it's monthly meeting tonight to revoke his membership and he is also banned for life from the building. Now he will have to hang out at the Chuckee Cheese soda fountain and tell all the 8 year olds about his good old days in SF. But then again the 8 year olds will probably say "Dude, shut the f#ck up. You're a poser. Now pour me another orange soda".

JMoff67:

I can tell you for a fact that he has never been to the VA for any treatments. He actually told me that he cant go to one( supposedly because the government was denying his existence due to covert mission involvement) he does not have a real vetrans ID either. If he is carrying one, it's fake. I'd love to know what name he has on it. Recently in Texas he has been going by the name Alex ( which I believe is actually the name of the guy at the Sky bar down in Florida where they put on a fund raiser for him under the false pretense that he was ex-special forces wounded in combat.)

Salt Life Vet:

Unfortunately I know this turd. He was a real black eye for the VFW post on Oak Island. Thank God he is no longer a part of it. Many of us knew he was a liar and fraud about many things, Nice to finally officially know the truth. He will soon have his VFW cred's revoked and the American legion has also dropped him from the rolls. Great work guys. Thank you for maintaining the honor and beauty of that wonderful head gear known as the Green Beret and the bravery and valor of the unique men who have the privilege of wearing it. Keep it up!

Chupacabra71:

I saw this article and it made my blood boil. My dad wasn't a Green Beret, he was in the Air Force. He went to Vietnam 1964, 1971 and a smaller stint between the two tours. Those who go to war do not brag about what they did in the war. Those who flaunt their "accomplishments" are more likely than not, fake. I know of someone who tells everyone, including his sons and now grandkids, that he is a Green Beret that served in Vietnam and received medals. In 1972 (i eill need to verify the year), he joined the Reserves so to not be drafted for Vietnam. Can you guys help me find the truth?

vet4life:

I got on to this site because I know of this AKA Romero Antonio Noel person. I don't know the man personally but I know people who do. I just cant wrap my hands around this cause it does not make any sense to me. He has a veteran Id and goes to the VA clinic. I don't know just really confused on all of this stuff. if anyone can shed some light on this for me and others I would greatly appreciate it. thank you.

Humbled:

Disgusting!!! The law needs to be tweaked to make it a crime whereas simply wearing the insignia is punishable. I, regrettably, never had the honor os serving in our Armed Forces due to starting my career fresh out of high school. These stories, make me nauseous. Do NOT, under any circumstances, take away from the brave men and women the serve admirably and EARN the credentials that they acquire. Keep up the good work outing these frauds

WJ Adams:

At some point, people posing as Special Forces / Green Beret soldiers, and similar posers need to serve some serious jail time. This is FRAUD, plain and simple. They do it for prestige, respect, and/or financial gain, and other reasons, which is the very criteria for all types of fraud in our country, and others. This guy should be locked up, his tattoo covered over by some volunteer tatoo artist that would probably be glad to do it, especially around a military base.

FRAUD.

The Guardian:

Yes Craig. We thank Jeff for his service and for the help he gave us in working this Ike Catcher case.

Craig:

SF Green Beret Jeff B, who you refer to in the article, is my son. He is the toughest man I’ve ever known. He is also the gentlest, kindest, and most caring man I’ve ever known.

Most sons aspire to be like their father. I aspire to be like my son. The day he signed for the Army he became the man I wish I could have been.

Graduation day as a Green Beret, he was my proof that an average good man can raise a great man.

I love you, Jeff.

Jonathanussf:

I don't know him or even have any relatives near him, but it still rips me that he smears my families good name. Poser....

John U.S. Hanlon

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