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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:41:11 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:27:26 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:34:53 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!...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:28:39 GMT http://www.snopes.com/obama-salute-marine-one-video/

5. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:50:05 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/reinwald.asp

6. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:53:08 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/kerry/connelly.asp

7. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:57:46 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/letters/letters.asp

8. Change in Military Funeral Protocol : snopes.com •••
Has military funeral protocol been changed to remove reference to the President of the United States?
  ...nation, I wish to present you with this flag in appreciation for your husband's service ...'. However, today the dialogue was 'On behalf of the Secretary...
  ...President of the United States, (the United States Army; the United States Marine Corps; the United States Navy; or the United States Air Force), and a...
  ...to other family members or return to the head of the grave. The U.S. Marine Corps' Drill and Ceremonies manual continues to reference the President of...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:48:04 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/funeral.asp

9. Stanley Cup History : snopes.com •••
The misadventures of hockey's Stanley Cup, including being left in a snowbank.
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... FACT CHECK Fool's Gold Digger Woman who advertises on Craigslist for a rich husband...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:11:41 GMT http://www.snopes.com/sports/hockey/stanleycup.asp

10. 5 Things You Should Know About Jeb Bush : snopes.com •••
How accurate are a social media meme's "5 Things You Should Know About Jeb Bush"?
  ...Said low-income women should "get their life together and find a husband." As is often the case with political memes, sometimes the basic assertions...
  ...a two-year period. They should be able to get their life together, find a husband, find a job, find other alternatives in terms of private charity or a...
  ...Marine Banned Was a Marine banned from his daughter's school for objecting ... FACT CHECK Eminem Did George W. Bush once describe rapper Eminem as...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:24:22 GMT http://www.snopes.com/bush-cull-fact-check/

11. 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 218 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:24:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/category/facts/fact-humor/fact-...

12. Alaskans' Opinions on Sarah Palin : snopes.com •••
Letters from Alaskans offer viewpoints of Alaska governor Sarah Palin.
  ...Her husband works a union job on the North Slope for BP and is a champion snowmobile racer. Todd Palin's kind of job is highly sought-after because of...
  ...has first-hand experience with this fiasco, as her father and also her ex-husband were Alaska Legislators who served in Juneau as Senators, Senate...
  ...Marine Banned Was a Marine banned from his daughter's school for objecting ... FACT CHECK Star Wars Did General Douglas MacArthur claim in a 1955...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:52:07 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/sarahpalin.asp

13. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:23:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/clintons.asp

14. A Message to George W. Bush and Dick Cheney from a Dying Veteran : snopes.com •••
Letter from a disabled veteran criticizes George Bush and Dick Cheney over the Iraq War.
  ...Iraq War veterans. I write this letter on behalf of the 4,488 soldiers and Marines who died in Iraq. I write this letter on behalf of the hundreds of...
  ...I write this letter on behalf of husbands and wives who have lost spouses, on behalf of children who have lost a parent, on behalf of the fathers and...
  ...in Iraq have led to suicide and on behalf of the active-duty soldiers and Marines who commit, on average, a suicide a day. I write this letter on behalf...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:52:36 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/soapbox/tomasyoung.asp

15. Finger Found in Wendy's Chili? : snopes.com •••
A Wendy's customer found a human finger in her bowl of chili?
  ...claimed to have found in a bowl of chili came from an associate of her husband's, who lost his fingertip when it was severed in the tailgate of a truck...
  ...digit to a co-worker to settle a $50 debt. In September 2005 Ayala and her husband, Jaime Placencia, pled guilty to conspiring to file a false claim and...
  ...Marine Corps Dog Adoptions Are hundreds of decommissioned bomb-sniffing Marine Corps dogs ... FACT CHECK NASCARried Away Is NASCAR unveiling a new...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:04:38 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/food/chilifinger.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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:53:32 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/war/yellowcake.asp

17. Here's Your Sign : snopes.com •••
Signs for stupid people?
  ...Q: (from a waiter, to a husband and wife) Table for how many? A: A hundred and twelve — we like to change seats every few minutes. A: One — my wife...
  ...Former Marine's Letter to Michelle Obama A former Marine's open letter to Michelle Obama is frequently ... FACT CHECK Heliotrope Warning The...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:22:27 GMT http://www.snopes.com/humor/jokes/heresign.asp

18. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:23:09 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/obama.asp

19. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:31:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/rumors.asp

20. The Art of Marriage : snopes.com •••
Did actor Paul Newman author an essay on the art of marriage for his wedding to Joanne Woodward?
  ...and demonstrating gratitude in thoughtful ways. It is not expecting the husband to wear a halo or the wife to have the wings of an angel. It is not...
  ...Marine Player Rumor: Actor Don Knotts was once the Marine Corps' 'most ... FACT CHECK Ain't No Prophet Rumor: Jaden Smith said that God inspired...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:44:20 GMT http://www.snopes.com/quotes/artofmarriage.asp

21. Michelle Obama Waves Communist Flags : snopes.com •••
Does a photograph show First Lady Michelle Obama waving Communist flags in China?
  ...and ideas to flow freely over the internet and through the media. My husband and I are on the receiving end of plenty of questioning and criticism from...
  ...Marine Corps Dog Adoptions Are hundreds of decommissioned bomb-sniffing Marine Corps dogs ... FACT CHECK Rock Legend Animal Is Not Dead A satirical...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:46:06 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/obama/photos/redflag.asp

22. Gabrielle Giffords : snopes.com •••
Did Rep. Gabrielle Giffords ask Gen. David Petraeus what he was 'doing to reduce carbon emissions in the war on terror'?
  ...of conflict such as Iraq and Afghanistan. Marine Corps General James Mattis, Commander of the 1st Marine Division in Iraq in 2003, issued an urgent needs...
  ...Woman takes revenge on her cheating husband by advertising his ... FACT CHECK Royal Grumble T-shirt company FCKH8 video 'f-bombs for feminism'...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:50:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/quotes/giffords.asp

23. Planted Evidence : snopes.com •••
A letter from a clever jailed man results in his family's receiving help with the plowing from the police.
  ...She took her husband with her, and set off to the piece of waste land; then, bidding her husband imitate her, she began walking about the field, and...
  ...Was a retired marine forced to remove USMC decals from his car ... Copy the article link Send us your feedback Thank you for writing to us!...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:40:11 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/clever/nowplant.asp

24. Friday Mornings at the Pentagon : snopes.com •••
Wounded veterans paraded through halls of the Pentagon every Friday morning?
  ...Over the last 12 months, 1,042 soldiers, Marines, sailors and Air Force personnel have given their lives in the terrible duty that is war. Thousands more...
  ...18-year-old war-bride pushing her 19-year-old husband's wheelchair and not quite understanding why her husband is so affected by this, the boy she grew...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:48:03 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/fridaymorning.asp

25. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:48:24 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/bush/vincent.asp

26. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:19:21 GMT http://www.snopes.com/military/fonda.asp

27. Unanswerables : snopes.com •••
A collection of unusual and urgent questions posed by our readers.
  ...Do you know if this is true? I'm counting on you — my husband is really curious, and I don't want to have to drive him to the hospital ... David...
  ...A Marine named Shawn Vernon seeks help in locating a box of ... FACT CHECK Imaginary Borders A chart created for a work of speculative fiction set in...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:25:28 GMT http://www.snopes.com/info/mailbag/urgent.asp

28. Do Alaskan Tree Frogs Freeze in the Winter? : snopes.com •••
Can Alaskan tree frogs survive for weeks with most of their body water frozen?
  ...in Alaska: There are a number of creatures, from reptiles and insects to marine life, that possess some level of freeze tolerance, but few can perform...
  ...The story of a woman who killed her husband over a bridge hand. FACT CHECK The Lighter Side of Death Can disposable cigarette lighters explode? FACT...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:41:16 GMT http://www.snopes.com/photos/animals/frozenfrog.asp

29. Vieques Closure : snopes.com •••
Will the U.S. Navy's termination of ordnance training on the island of Vieques result in the closure of the nearby Roosevelt Roads Naval Base?
  ...of New York and criticized the Pentagon for not caving, which her husband then did, ordering a phase-out of the facility. The Bush administration...
  ...guard who was killed when two 500-pound bombs were fired off-target by a Marine jet. The mishap eventually resulted in the U.S. Navy's withdrawing from...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:47:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/vieques.asp

30. A Great Lady Has Passed — Pamela Murphy : snopes.com •••
Account describes Pamela Murphy's efforts on behalf of patients at a Veterans Administration hospital?
  ...Any soldier or Marine who came into the hospital got the same special treatment from her. She would walk the hallways with her clipboard in hand making...
  ...married until Murphy's death.) In order to support herself after her husband's death, Pamela Murphy took a job at the Sepulveda Veterans Administration...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:48:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/military/pamelamurphy.asp

31. Criminal Uses of Frozen Squirrels : snopes.com •••
Frozen squirrels have been used for criminal purposes.
  ...because squirrel meat is a component of some Laotian dishes.) The irate husband was jailed on suspicion of spousal abuse, and Mrs. Saephan filed for...
  ...Photograph shows a U.S. Marine wounded in Afghanistan. FACT CHECK Yankee Clippers Rumor: TSA confiscated nail clippers from a U.S. soldier ... Copy...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:56:01 GMT http://www.snopes.com/critters/gnus/squirrel.asp

32. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:58:17 GMT http://www.snopes.com/horrors/gruesome/bargrill.asp

33. 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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:58:26 GMT http://www.snopes.com/tag/ronald-reagan/

34. June 11 2004 Terrorist Rumor : snopes.com •••
Are terrorists planning to strike the U.S. on 11 June 2004?
  ...function, and it goes like this: "I feel like Zsa Zsa Gabor's seventh husband on his wedding night — I know what I'm supposed to do; I just don't know...
  ...Was a retired marine forced to remove USMC decals from his car ... FACT CHECK The Birds and the Bees and the Fungus Does the smell of a rare mushroom...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:01:34 GMT http://www.snopes.com/rumors/june11.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...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:43:18 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/conspiracy/martialsigns.asp

36. Gang Targets Women at Wal-Mart : snopes.com •••
Are gang initiates under orders to kill a woman and small child in a Wal-Mart?
  ...Hey everyone, I got a call this morning from my ex-husband (who is a Lewisville Police Officer). He told me that in briefing this morning, his Chief told...
  ...Ladies if you could go to the stores with a few others, maybe a man, your husband or a male figure, it would cut down on the chances and may help save a...
  ...Rumor: President Obama had a Marine staff sergeant relieved ... FACT CHECK Bra Sear Rumor: An angry mother delivered a scathing response to school...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:57:59 GMT http://www.snopes.com/crime/gangs/walmart.asp

37. The Clinton Body Count : 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. Herschel...
  ...died in a helicopter crash on 19 May 1993. These four were members of Marine Helicopter Squadron One, the unit responsible for transporting the...
Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:49:47 GMT http://www.snopes.com/politics/clintons/bodycount.asp



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