Especially when they use pictures of Soldiers and their family members.
Remember a Soldier deployed to a combat zone does not need funds to go home, nor can anyone sign forms for that Soldier to go on leave.
Even in an emergency, the Soldiers family must contact the Red Cross and the Red Cross must contact the Soldiers unit for anything other that regular R&R!
Here are a few tips to help you avoid scams, and some basic tips for protecting your identity as provided by one of our fans educated in this area: And as always, if you’re not sure, ask questions!
We are not sure if he would make it yet but we hope he survives any infection from his wounds and he could return back to his duty post. S Navy Seals because of the secretive nature of his job, we want you to keep our correspondence with you confidential.
Some of these civilians were scammed out of thousands of dollars.
They will take any photo they come across that depicts a Military member, they are also taking photos of our Fallen Warriors as well.
They also like to tell people that they are widowed and caring for the child/children alone.
We get ten to twenty emails per day asking if a profile is really a Soldier, and 99% of the time it is a scammer.
For most of us, they are easy to pick out, because we are familiar with the Military and know how it operates.