1. Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama : snopes.com •••
A former Marine's open letter to Michelle Obama is frequently shared with misleading information.
  ...Check out this article Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama. http://www.snopes.com/marines-letter-michelle-obama/ Sent via snopes.com Send...
  ...Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama Marine Score A former Marine's open letter to Michelle Obama is frequently shared with misleading...
  ...or your husband today because of what you're doing to this country. Isn't it funny how the truth always reveals itself in time. You and your husband...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/marines-letter-michelle-obama/

2. Marine Initiation Requirements : snopes.com •••
Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be admitted to the Corps?
  ...Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be admitted to the Corps? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Marines in training must murder a pet or a family member to be admitted to the Corps. Examples: [Reader's Digest Cybersmiles, 2002]...
  ...SERVING WITH THE MARINE CORPS in Saudi Arabia during Operation Desert Storm, my husband, Darren, was selected for guard duty. One day he discovered that...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:15 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/murderer.asp

3. Brian Chontosh -- Navy Cross : snopes.com •••
Did Marine Capt. Brian Chontosh receive the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq?
  ...Did Marine Capt. Brian Chontosh receive the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq? David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Marine Capt. Brian R. Chontosh of Rochester, New York, received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq. Example: [Lonsberry,...
  ...the Rochester Institute of Technology. Husband and about-to-be father. First lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. And a genuine hero. The...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:24:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/chontosh.asp

4. Pilot Refused to Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine : snopes.com •••
Video showing Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a nearby Marine is shared with the unfounded claim that the pilot refused to let him stay aboard.
  ...Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine. http://www.snopes.com/obama-salute-marine-one-video/ Sent via snopes.com Send...
  ...Until He Saluted Marine Chopper Stopper A video showing President Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a nearby Marine has been shared with...
  ...Was Cindy Sheehan's son, Casey, raised by her ex-husband after ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:15:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/obama-salute-marine-one-video/

5. Condom Reef : snopes.com •••
Have scientists discovered a vast reef of floating condoms in the Pacific Ocean?
  ...Mason Froule, Australian marine biologist at his country's Oceanographic Laboratory Outpost on Macquarie Island, South Pacific, said the bizarre...
  ..."I suppose it would be funny if it didn't pose the hazard it does to marine life and navigation," Froule stated. "I pity any freighter, submarine, or...
  ...Richard Blum, the husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein, ... Fact Check In God We Still Trust Did radio stations shun the Diamond Rio song 'In God We...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:54:12 GMT http://www.snopes.com/risque/phallacies/reef.asp

6. Peter Cosgrove on Teaching Boy Scouts to Shoot : snopes.com •••
General finds a good comeback when asked about the wisdom of teaching Boy Scouts to shoot.
  ...U.S. Army, it reappeared in 2001 attributed to "Marine Corps General Reinwald," and it came back in 2007 in a version featuring Australian general Peter...
  ...a fishing resort up north. The husband liked to fish at the crack of dawn. The wife liked to read. One morning the husband returned after several hours...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:05:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/reinwald.asp

7. Hillary Clinton: First Lady of the Lamp : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger.
  ...Rumor: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger. David Mikkelson From the archive Share -...
  ...Claim: Hillary Clinton threw a lamp (or a book) at her husband in a fit of anger. Origins: During Inaugural Week 1993, the hot gossip of the...
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... Fact Check Rainbow Grapes Photographs show multi-colored 'rainbow grapes.' Fact...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/lamp.asp

8. Hot Down Here : snopes.com •••
Widow receives misdirected email from her husband announcing he's arrived safely but it's 'sure hot down here.'
  ...Widow receives misdirected email from her husband announcing he's arrived safely but it's 'sure hot down here.' David Mikkelson From the archive...
  ...Joke: Widow receives misdirected e-mail from her husband announcing "It sure is hot down here." Examples: [Collected on the Internet, 1998] Mr....
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... Fact Check Pantene Hair Products Causing Highlight Foils to Catch Fire? A Facebook...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:21:10 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/hot.asp

9. Military : snopes.com •••
Urban legends about military political issues.
  ...Marine Capt. Brian R. Chontosh of Rochester, N.Y., received the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism in Iraq. The U.S. military will be reinstating the...
  ...A U.S. Marine was refused service at a convenience store in Fort Worth, Texas. Battalion chaplain requests prayers for soldiers delivering voting...
  ...Rick Husband Shuttle astronaut Rick Husband was a man of religious faith. Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/military.asp

10. Soldier's Letter to John Kerry : snopes.com •••
A 'Soldier's Letter to Kerry' by Michael Connelly
  ...You even wrote a book that had a cover which mocked the heroism of the U.S. Marines who raised the flag on Iwo Jima. Our current crop of soldiers has a...
  ...letter" to the senator: A Marine In Iraq Responds to Senator John Kerry (The following letter was written by my husband, Aaron, who is currently...
  ...I am a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corps. I am currently on my second tour in Iraq, a tour in which I volunteered for. I speak Arabic and...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:03:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/connelly.asp

11. Loony Letters : snopes.com •••
Mischievous pieces of correspondence.
  ...Don't like your husband? This chain letter offers a way to trade up to something better. Humorous questionnaire is posted on McDonnell-Douglas web...
  ...Farm kid's letter home describes life as a Marine. Old lady who receives the gift of a radio from schoolkids pens an interesting 'thank you' letter....
  ...Discount store threatens to bar a family due to the husband's pranking. Teacher's letter home upbraids student for correcting him in class. Newspaper...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:00:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/letters/letters.asp

12. Loony Letters Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by category: Loony Letters
  ...threatens to bar a family from shopping at one of their stores due to the husband's pranking. Read More by David Mikkelson Jan 12, 2015 2K...
  ...Marine Life Farm kid's letter home describes life as a Marine? Read More by David Mikkelson Oct 14, 2012 224 Fact Check Resign of the Times...
  ...A humorous chain letter about how to get a better husband. Read More by David Mikkelson Dec 27, 2008 27 Fact Check The Plane Truth Humorous...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:24:13 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-humor/fact-...

13. Odd Questions Asked of snopes.com : snopes.com •••
A collection of unusual stories we've been queried about.
  ...Two US Marines are listening to the radio in Iraq. "American soldiers," coos a soft female voice, "Your so-called national Leaders have lied to you....
  ..."What's this?" sneers one Marine. "An Islamo-terrorist version of Tokyo Rose?" "No," answers the other. "It's just CNN!" I had a friend who told...
  ...2. Why would you run for President after your husband shamed the office? 3. Whatever happened to all those things you took when you left the White...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:56:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/question/requests2.asp

14. Einstein Switches Places with His Chauffeur : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Albert Einstein once switched places with his chauffeur.
  ...or Albert Einstein, but picking up a couple of Marines in exchange: As a benefits specialist in the Marines, I travel around delivering lectures on life...
  ...the corporal delivered my speech. As he ended his flawless performance, a Marine asked, "What do I pay for insurance after I leave the Corps?" My...
  ...Was Cindy Sheehan's son, Casey, raised by her ex-husband after ... Fact Check Yohana Ravelo Yohana Ravelo: missing child or Internet hoax? Copy the...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:19:53 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/chauffeur.asp

15. Bill & Hillary Clinton : snopes.com •••
Political items about Bill and Hillary Clinton.
  ...after the Clintons moved into the White House, Hillary threw a lamp at her husband in a fit of rage. FALSE The Clintons are charging rent to the...
  ...Marines surreptitiously failed to salute President Clinton throughout his eight years in office. TRUE Photo shows soldier shaking hands with Hillary...
  ...The father of Chelsea Clinton's husband is a former congressman who pled guilty to fraud charges. FALSE President Bill Clinton issued an executive...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/clintons.asp

16. Yellowcake Uranium Removed from Iraq : snopes.com •••
Yellowcake uranium removed from Iraq in 2008 proved that Saddam Hussein was trying to restart Iraq's nuclear program?
  ...Plame engaged in a clear case of nepotism and convinced the CIA to send her husband on a fact finding mission in February 2002, seeking to determine if...
  ...Mr. Hussein was trying to purchase in Africa. What happened was that U.S. Marines stumbled across known stocks of uranium stored beneath the Tuwaitha...
  ...had uncovered anything new at the site. Instead, the official said, the Marines apparently broke U.N. seals designed to ensure the materials aren't...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:07:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/yellowcake.asp

17. Sweaters for Penguins : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Wildlife organizations have issued a plea for crafters to knit sweaters for oil-soaked penguins.
  ...teach students and others about the devastating effects marine and coastal pollution has on marine wildlife and the environment. Please know that we do...
  ...Rumor: Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by ... Fact Check Silence Is Golden Is a litter of Golden Retriever puppies about to be...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:16:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/crusader/penguins.asp

18. The World's Largest Family: 69 Children : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Photograph shows Valentina Vassilyeva posing with her 69 children.
  ...Valentina may hold the title of "The World's Most Prolific Mother," but her husband, Feodor Vassilyev, can boast of a larger parental achievement. The...
  ...Marine Wedding Photograph shows the wedding of a disfigured Marine. Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:52:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/people/vassilyeva.asp

19. Barack Obama : snopes.com •••
A collection of political pieces about Barack Obama.
  ...Michelle Obama gorged herself on an expensive room service dinner while her husband was attending a meeting at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel. Barack Obama...
  ...Barack Obama had a Marine staff sergeant relieved for pointing out his upside-down flag pin. Barack Obama's mother was born a man. The Obama Event...
  ...Photograph shows President Obama disembarking from Marine One and saluting while holding a cell phone to his ear. Barack Obama's wedding ring bears an...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:58:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/obama.asp

20. Rumors of War : snopes.com •••
A listing of rumors associated with the terrorist attack on America.
  ...Horrific events put paid to a cheating husband's alibi. Starbucks recalled a promotional poster because some customers complained it was too...
  ...from "Saucy Jack" detailing conditions in Afghanistan was penned by a Marine serving there. Astronaut John Glenn authored a piece expressing outrage at...
  ...40 Marines rescue kids from Pentagon daycare facility, then enclose them in a protective corral of cribs. David Mikkelson founded snopes.com in...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:02:14 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/rumors.asp

21. Thomas Jefferson & the Barbary Wars : snopes.com •••
Thomas Jefferson sent the U.S. Navy to subdue Barbary pirates in the Mediterranean.
  ...(although the crew remained captive). In 1805, Lt. William Eaton led seven Marines and four hundred mercenaries to a decisive victory against the...
  ...on the shores of Tripoli (an action celebrated in the first line of the Marines' Hymn). The pasha of Tripoli soon agreed to release the American...
  ...Richard Blum, the husband of Senator Dianne Feinstein, ... Fact Check Shooting the Bull Planned disposal of one bull precipitates the shooting of...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:07:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/jefferson.asp

22. NBC Removed a Reference to Christ? : snopes.com •••
Did NBC edit an interview with the family of a deceased Navy SEAL to remove a reference to Christ?
  ...from all three participants, including Kimberly Vaughn's mention of her husband's "love for Christ." Billy Vaughn is shown noting that his son "loved his...
  ...cut short the ending (thereby eliminating Kimberly Vaughn's mention of her husband's love for Christ), the evidence does not support the claim that NBC...
  ...Does a photograph show a U.S. Marine posing with Iraqi kids ... Fact Check A Bridge Too Far Photographs show a bridge that collapsed when movers...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:11:50 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/religion/vaughn.asp

23. Bruce Vincent : snopes.com •••
E-mail describes Bruce Vincent's encounter with President Bush in the White House
  ...pictures. She was then escorted outside to meet the President and board a Marine One helicopter waiting to whisk them off to the airport. For me,...
  ...for my family in a simple man-to-man, father-to-father, son-to-son, husband-to-husband, Christian-to-Christian prayerful embrace. He's not what I had...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:02:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

24. Cheating at the Gas Pump : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Account reports an instance of a customer being cheated by a malfunctioning gas pump.
  ...told them that if they cheat, they had better make it right. Normally, her husband would skip printing the receipt.. Not her We saw on the news the...
  ...told them that if they cheat, they had better make it right. Normally, her husband would skip printing the receipt. Not her... We saw on the news the...
  ...A woman on Facebook reported that a man spat at her Marine ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:03:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/gasoline/cheating.asp

25. Kansas City Library : snopes.com •••
Photograph shows a library facade lined with giant-sized representations of books?
  ...René Angelil, husband of Celine Dion, has died of cancer at ... Fact Check Gator Done Photograph shows a 28-foot alligator captured in Florida? Fact...
  ...Does a photograph show a U.S. Marine posing with Iraqi kids ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:10:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/architecture/kclibrary.asp

26. What's New : snopes.com •••
Email to a friend Your email address Your friend's address Subject Body Check out this article What's New. http:/...
  ...Melania Trump did not suggest her husband could "make peace with the blacks" by increasing their food stamp payments. Read More by David Mikkelson Jul...
  ...three officers were killed and three more were injured by a former Marine who was killed at the scene. Read More by Jeff Zarronandia Jul 17, 2016...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:12:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/whatsnew.asp?page=3

27. Ronald Reagan Archives | Snopes.com •••
Archive of posts by tag: Ronald Reagan
  ...Reagan continued his vacation after the 1983 terrorist attack on a U.S. Marines barrack in Beirut. Read More by Dan Evon Mar 25, 2016 1K Fact...
  ...first lady was a celebrity in her own right and trusted adviser to her husband, Ronald Reagan. Read More by Brooke Binkowski Mar 6, 2016 1K...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:13:42 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/ronald-reagan/

28. Dead Body on Car : snopes.com •••
Drunk driver discovers body of little girl stuck to the front of his car.
  ...which he had forgotten. She went as far as the porch and fainted. Her husband got out of the car to see what was the matter. He saw an eight-year-old...
  ...as an "asmut" (apocryphal story much told) well known among the merchant marines: One such yarn led up to a question that was supposedly put to a...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:14:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/bargrill.asp

29. Engagement Chicken : snopes.com •••
Rumor: Preparing 'Engagement Chicken' (a lemon and herb flavored roast chicken dish) will inspire your boyfriend to propose marriage to you.
  ...that a woman's prospects of marriage are dependent upon her reluctant husband-to-be's getting down on one knee and "popping the question" before any...
  ...Rumor: The father of a fallen Marine returned a condolence ... Fact Check Kanye West Has Kanye West been dropped as a Pepsi spokesman because of ......
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:18:56 GMT http://www.snopes.com/weddings/newlywed/...

30. Is John McCain a natural-born citizen of the U.S.? : snopes.com •••
Does John McCain not qualify as a natural-born citizen of the U.S. because he was born in Panama?
  ...Pilot Refused to Let President Obama Board Helicopter Until He Saluted Marine Video showing Obama boarding a helicopter without saluting a ... Fact...
  ...Woman who advertises on Craigslist for a rich husband receives ... Fact Check Coffin Protest Photograph shows flag-draped coffins arrayed around the...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:25:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/mccain/citizen.asp

31. E.J. Korvette -- Eight Jewish Korean War Veterans? : snopes.com •••
Did the E.J. Korvette chain take its name from a shortening of 'eight Jewish Korean veterans'?
  ...it was originally meant to be spelled with a "C" after the Canadian marine sub-destroyer, simply because I thought the name had a euphonious ring. When...
  ...The father of Chelsea Clinton's husband is a former ... Fact Check Death Spiral Chart shows eleven 'death spiral' states where more people are ......
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:34:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/business/names/ejkorvette.asp

32. Jane Fonda Betrayed American POWs : snopes.com •••
The long-standing claim that Jane Fonda turned smuggled messages from U.S. POWs over to their North Vietnamese captors is false.
  ...of some of the men she met with to provide them with updates about their husbands.) None of the POWs who met with Jane Fonda had any need to resort to...
  ...Fonda is just malarkey," said Edison Miller, 73, of California, a former Marine Corps pilot held more than five years. Miller was among seven POWs who...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:39:40 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

33. Car Thief Dies in Earthquake : snopes.com •••
After the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, a car thief was found crushed to death in the vehicle he'd stolen.
  ...a crushed fender. One version had the police arriving to tell a woman her husband's body had been found because they assumed he, not the thief, was the...
  ...Rumor: President Obama had a Marine staff sergeant relieved ... Fact Check Porterhouse Flake Rumor: Republican South Carolina state Senator Thomas...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/freakish/quake.asp

34. For Your Eyes Only : snopes.com •••
Was one of the women in the James Bond film 'For Your Eyes Only' formerly a guy?
  ...still considered male). In 1989 she married Elias Fattal in London, but her husband left her shortly after the honeymoon and the marriage was annulled by...
  ...Must Marines in training murder a pet or family member to be ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:40:44 GMT http://www.snopes.com/movies/films/bondgirl.asp

35. Martial Law Plot : snopes.com •••
A truck cargo of road signs revealed a government plot to impose martial law?
  ...received a call from her cousin last week. The cousin lives in Ohio and her husband is a truck driver for Wal-Mart. It seems he was driving a load early...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:37:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/martialsigns.asp

36. Clinton Body Bags : snopes.com •••
Decades-old political rumor claims Bill Clinton quietly did away with several dozen people who possessed incriminating evidence about him.
  ...suit against Clinton, but she never claimed that Clinton had her husband killed. 6. Hershell Friday — Clinton fund-raiser. His plane exploded....
  ...died in a helicopter crash on 19 May 1993. These four were members of Marine Helicopter Squadron One, the unit responsible for transporting the...
Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:08:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/bodycount.asp



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