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

Stephen Sanders, fake Green Beret.

We were sent Stephen Sanders, by a fellow Green Beret that saw his claims of "Joining Special Forces" and that he went on 3 different Top Secret missions.

When the GB asked him (giving him the chance to clarify what he actually meant), Stephen Sanders replied. "He went Special Forces too"

The GB asked him if he was "Trained to kill as a 92Y"... He responded "He went Special Forces too"

Meaning, not only was he a 92Y, he also went Special Forces. He then added he Shot Expert and was Expert in Bayonet.

Here's the problem with those statements:

1:  He said he joined Special Forces.

2: When given the chance to correct himself, he said he went Special Forces also (too). He doubled down and added expert shot and Expert bayonet.

3: He went on not 1, not 2, but 3 TOP SECRET MISSIONS. That's a comical statement. He was a 92Y PV1. He had ZERO security clearance

Those statements surpass ludicrous.

In our phone conversation that you can listen to here 👉Video containing a phone call with him and a call from him once the story broke👈 he tries to backtrack and spin the dialog that he was taken out of context.

He was given a chance to change his tune and doubled down. He added he was expert in the Bayonet and that it would show in his records... It did NOT.

We got his records back and it turns out he wasn't even Airborne. Another claim he made in our phone call with him.

After he was questioned by some real Green Berets, he tried to say he had a chance to get his Ranger Scroll... Again a bogus statement. He could have gotten it in an enlistment contract and earned his Ranger Tab.

After we posted the article, he sent us a voicemail. You can here it added at the end of the original video, posted above.

Stephen Sanders, you'll now be added to hall of fakes, frauds, and phonies. Also in the "Those not worth our time" section.




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This news is pretty sad for me because I knew the guy. The 1998 overwrite should read that he was the commander of C Troop, 1-18 Cav. I don't recall him wearing any tabs or badges. I am glad that a 19th Group (Guard) guy brought this to your attention. To me this casts a shadow of suspicion with anybody in the Guard. He left the Guard prior to GWOT. I think that the Guard did our share in GWOT with multiple mobilizations and deployments. I was mobilized twice, including a year in Afghanistan as an Infantryman. Now I'll wonder if people will think I'm a liar if I say anything about my service. Thanks Eddie...

Scott Berndt:

Talk about a disgrace to the uniform! I can't believe he got away with the fraud all those years. If you go to his website at, it still makes it sound like he has an Army SF background without stating he was one. He even has awards issued by several SF organizations. Sounds like the GotGB still have some hunting to do.

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.

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