Stripped of the Order of Military Merit & busted – Fancy that!

Master Warrant Officer Richard Fancy MMM CD, he was the Regimental Sergeant Major of the Halifax Rifles, but apparently that wasn’t enough for him. He pretended to have served in Somalia and Afghanistan and he claimed that he was a paratrooper with the Airborne Reconnaissance Troop.

He was illegally and fraudulently wearing the Canadian Somalia Medal, the General Campaign Star (South West Asia) and, the Canadian Forces Parachutist Insignia.

So, he was court martialled, convicted, reduced in rank and fined.

https://decisia.jmc-cmj.forces.gc.ca/jmc-cmj/cm/en/item/143812/index.do

As a result of his conviction, his membership in the Order of Military Merit was terminated.

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