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Papotia Reginald Wright, Green Beret… NOT!!

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We were sent Reggie a few months ago and had his records within 4 days. We knew before we had his records that he was no Green Beret.

You can see a Fox News video on our work in this link.

One of our investigators (Brian) actually talked to “CSM” Wright on the phone. Reggie told him that he was given permission by SWC @ Ft Bragg, to use the term 8th Special Forces Regiment. We can’t find anybody at Bragg to agree with that statement. Also, Reggie has not shown us the email from Ft Bragg allowing him to use the term.

We called their business and talked to an individual that said Reggie wasn’t there. Well, it turns out he was indeed there and was standing next to the guy. Reggie said “if they ask for me, I’m not here and take a message”

We continued to try and make contact with Reggie and/or “Major” Tammy Feliciano. She claims to be the S-1 at the “8th SF Regiment”. She will NOT answer the number given to us as her contact. We have yet to verify if she’s ever served a day in the service. We do know that she and Reggie are living together and have a kid together.

At this time, we’ve not been able to find 8th Special Forces Regiment New York Honor Guard VSO as a registered VSO, or a 501c3. We asked who was on the board and that wasn’t provided. We will gladly correct this statement when “CSM” Reggie or “Major” Tammy pride the evidence they are a legit non profit. 

We had a meeting set up but Reggie got wind that he was being exposed and decided to stay away from the office.

We see a few charges that show open in S.C. for obtaining property by false pretense. When that was brought up to the “8th Special Forces Regiment Honor Guard VSO”, they provided a screen shot that both cases had been closed. The case numbers seem to match.

“CSM” Reggie claims to have had 25 years in Special Operations Command and told our investigator that he served in 5th SFG(A). In the bio he posted on his website www.8thspecialforcesregiment.com under the “Command” section he claims: 

The Bronze Star = False

Purple Heart = False

Meritorious Service Medal = False

Army Commendation Medal with “V” device = False

Army Achievement Medal = Earned

Army Good Conduct Medal = It shows Army Good Conduct Medal 2nd Award

Army Reserve Components Achievement Medal = False

National Defense Service Medal = False

Multi-National Defense Medal = False

Kosovo Campaign Medal = False

Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal = False

Afghanistan Campaign Medal with 3 Campaign Stars = False

Iraq Campaign Medal w/ one Campaign Star = False

Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal = False

Global War on Terror Service Medal = False

NATO Medal = False

Non-Commissioned Officers Professional Development Ribbon = False

Army Service Ribbon = Earned

Special Forces Tab = False

Combat Infantryman’s Badge = False

Airborne Tab = False

Air Assault Tab = False

Military Free-Fall Badge = False

Command Sergeant Major = False 

He didn’t mention:

Overseas Service Ribbon 2nd Award = Earned 

Driver and Mechanic Badge = Earned

Driver Wheeled Vehicle = Earned

Well…. according to his records, he spent roughly 7 years in the service and ETS’d an E-4. 

We still have locals in the area working the case with a local news media source and will update when we have more info. 

Papotia Reginald Wright, 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 "Papotia Reginald Wright, Green Beret… NOT!!"

Humbled

12/14/2017 7:02 PM

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


Chupacabra71

1/17/2018 9:15 AM

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?

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EVERYTHINGREALLY:

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.

EVERYTHINGREALLY:

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.

guywholikesgbsalot:

is that white shirt even a thing? i never knew that

Johnny O:

Ol' "Sarge" here talking all kinds of crap and stuff after he was exposed...LOL

Johnny O:

It's really pathetic that people try to get away with this type of stuff. I spent 23 years in the Army and retired in 2006 and although would have loved to to be a part of a Special Forces or Ranger unit and go through all of the training, never did it. And it just amazes me the lengths that people will go through to embellish military service.

Jacob Martin:

Question: There's a photo of him with two "fatboys" wearing berets, are either of them actually SF? The one in the middle sure doesn't wear his beret correctly (might be an officer)! lol

LoriKat:

Impressive bio. Rambo, Ralph Macchio (Karate Kid) and Chuck Norris all rolled into one. They have a song named for him "Superman, Where Are You Now".

LoriKat:

I don't know much about a military uniform BUT his pants are WAY too long...they bunch up on tops of his shoes and basically drag the ground in the back. Also, there was a pic of him with a lady...outside...without a cover. Hmm.

Guest:

Someone collected this man's entire saga here: https://jeremydewittecase.com/

Warning: you'll spend hours on this website.

Brother Of Brian Magyar:

9 June 2020

Ya' know, instead of considering why someone does what he does, like assholes, ya' jump to foul comments about someone ya' never met, or know anything about ….

I'd call our parents white trash, but that would be an insult to white trash ….

Brain went into the United States Army after July 1975, after I went into the United States Navy in that July ….

We both got out of Boot in September of 75' ….

That was the last I ever saw of him ????

Neither of us wanted to go into the Military, but we were kicked out he house by our mother, to call her a mother is also an insult to all mothers ....

If you ever saw the movie " Mommy Dearest " , then ya' might have some idea what our childhood was like ….

The only thing that put the smile on our mother's face was when she was beating the living shit out of her boys, buckle end first ….

In the late sixties, early seventies, Brian and I never did drugs, alcohol, or commit any crimes ….

As a kid, Brian always wanted to be part of a group, gang, whatever ….

I loved karate, so I walked the path of bushido, honor and face above all ….

Always a team player, but still a loner ….

People tell me I'm a veteran, but I'm quick to say that in my eight years in the United States Navy, ( 1975-1979 active, - 1983 reserve ),

I never carried a gun, or, was ever in any danger ….

Most of it on sea duty, all fun and games, and going over seas, but, after all, sailors belong at sea ….

Just as I was getting off active duty, I made Second Class Petty Officer, IC-2, N.E.C. ( M.O.S.) 4713, telecommunications,,,,

telephone man ….

Honorably discharged, I display that along with my DD-214

I'm now sixty-three, and retiring from the telephone company ….

So,,, no comments about me ….

It's been forty-five years now ….

Brian is my younger brother, but I understand him just the same …..

Kind'a like a car salesman, he always needed that affirmation from others ….

He still needs what he never got from our mother,,,, to be loved, appreciated, admired, respected ….

As a kid, he loved the song " Ballard of the Green Berets " ….

He wasn't stealing glory, but imitating that which he admired the most in the United States Army,,,, the Green Berets ….

When I read the comments about Brain, as I suspect, real Green Berets, and other Army Special Forces,,,, are much like United States Marines, United States Navy Seals, and now Antifa protesters ….

And I met a few Marines and Seals ( claiming ) during my time in the Navy ….

They are only really tough when the other guy can't fight back, shit-for-brains bullies ….

My proof, Viet Nam, Granada, Fallujah, Pakistan ….

As far as I know, you tough guys never faced real Soviet, Chinese, Iranian, or any other real Special Forces on equal footing ….

Hell, the real Rambo's in Viet Nam was the Viet Cong …..

And they kicked the ( bull ) shit out of you smart mouth's ….

When I was aboard ship, the only time I found our who went to Viet Nam was during dress inspections, when they wore their ribbons on their chest ….

They never talked about it, I assume it was the most horrifying times of their lives ….

Had Brian had good parents, good home, good schooling, a good life, I have no doubt he would have proudly earned the ribbons on his chest ….

In the United States Navy, I only earned an overseas service ribbon, and a good conduct ribbon, which I never wore, but are now on my old Navy uniform for when I pass away ….

Brian is, and always will be my brother, we suffered too much together as kids, and I appreciate the fact he is imitating the best the United States Army had to offer,,, in his time ….

And if you can't appreciate his admiration of the Green Berets, YA' can kiss my Navy Blue ass ….

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