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Big Willie Robinson, Green Beret...NOT!!

We’ve been sent Big Willie Robinson a number of times over the years and somehow never seemed to find the time to get around to doing an article.

When a person passes away there’s not an urgent need to expose them as a fraud. 

Once Daniel Miller of the L.A. Times contacted us asking about him. We decided move forward also.

Big Willie has a huge footprint on the internet. You can search “Big Willie Robinson” and find articles and videos from his days as a street racer.

At the bottom of the picture section, click the red bar for more pictures.

It seems from 1966 give or take a year, until his death, Big Willie had claimed to have been a Green Beret. He had the habit of wearing a 5th Group Green Beret for decades. Sorta like his signature look. He seemed to always wear an SF shirt, Airborne wings etc…

👉Big Willie in his own words👈  Give it time to load.

He claimed to have been on covert missions in Vietnam and having been wounded on one of those missions. He said he was sorta link James Bond.

All those claims are false.

Willie Robinson did serve. It was for 2 months in Basic Training from 08/24/66 until 10/26/66 for a total of 64 days. He was medically discharged as unfit for duty.

After working with Daniel and having the many calls we did with him, it turns out some people told Daniel that they knew all along. sad that they knowingly allowed him to live the lie.

👉L.A. Times Article by Daniel Miller👈 Well worth the listen.


His Claims vs the Facts:

Served in the Army: True

Airborne: False

Covert missions in Vietnam: False

Served in Vietnam in any capasity: False

Wounded in Vietnam: False

Green Beret: False

Big Willie Robinson, you'll now be added to Hall of Zeroes


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william frank grist

5/6/2020 4:26 PM

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

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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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