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"America's Got Talent" Singing Vet Caught In Another Lie (Video)

The hole "America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe is digging for himself keeps getting deeper. The Minnesota Army Guard veteran who falsely claimed combat injuries on national TV also provided the reality show with a fake photo of himself in Afghanistan.

The photo, shown in an AGT montage about Poe's military service, is actually of U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Norman Bone. Bone told

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Soldier Who Lied About War Injuries Cut From 'America's Got Talent' (Video)

Apparently Timothy Poe doesn't "got" talent, at least not enough for the judges on "America's Got Talent." The one-time Minnesota National Guardsman who gained infamy for lying about his war wounds was voted off the show last night.

Sticking to his country music shtick, Poe sang the George Strait song "The Chair," which showed off his lack of vocal strength, according to judge Howie Mandel. He told fellow ...

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Did "America's Got Talent" Singer Lie About Combat Wounds? (Video)

Military veteran Timothy Michael Poe - who used supposed combat wounds sustained in Afghanistan to gain sympathy from judges on the television program "America's Got Talent" - is under intense scrutiny today, as his military records show no evidence of him being injured while in the service, according to the Associated Press.

After explaining to the talent contest judges how he received brain injury and broken back during a grenade explosion ...

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"America's Got Talent" Singer Sticks To Story Of Combat Injuries (Video)

"America's Got Talent" contestant Timothy Poe suffered a traumatic brain injury while serving in the military. That's his story and he's sticking to it, despite the fact military records show absolutely no evidence of the brain trauma he says was caused by a grenade explosion.

Poe sent his personal medical records to Dallas television station WFAA as proof of his injures. (See video at the top of ...

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'American Idol' Vet Contestant Lied About Combat (Video)

"American Idol" contestant Matt Farmer says he lied about injuries he said he suffered while serving in Iraq. Soldiers who served with Farmer in Iraq called him out on the website Guardian of Valor after Farmer's "Idol" audition aired on television January 30. (You can watch that audition up top.)

Farmer told "Idol" producers he survived an improvised explosive device blast, was diagnosed with Traumatic Brain Injury, and then ...

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Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Afghanistan (Video)

Camp Pendleton Marine Cpl. Michael J. Dutcher was killed in the Helmand Province of Afghanistan yesterday, according to the Department of Defense. The 21-year-old Dutcher was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment.

Dutcher was a native of Ashville, North Carolina. He had a twin brother named David Timothy Dutcher.

Sue Tripp worked with Teresa Dutcher, Michael's mother. She told the Citizen-Times:

"She's a dear friend and ...

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Soldier Dies Of Pancreatic Cancer After Brave Battle

Army 1st Lt. Timothy G. Santos Jr., 29, began suffering from severe back and abdominal pain while he was deployed to Kuwait. The Army transported Santos back to Fort Bliss in Texas for further medical evaluation. On March 24, Santos was diagnosed with stage III pancreatic cancer, according to the website

Santos, his wife, and two young children, headed to Johns Hopkins University hospital so he could receive ...

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Change Of Command At Sea For USS Mobile Bay

Capt. Timothy Kott relieved Capt. Thomas Halvorson today as commanding officer of the San Diego-based USS Mobile Bay during an at-sea change of command ceremony.

The Mobile Bay is currently deployed with the Stennis Carrier Strike Group.

Posted on the USS Mobile Bay Facebook page:

USS Mobile Bay says fair winds and following seas to an outstanding leader, friend and mentor. CAPT Halvorson is relieved of his duties as Commanding ...

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3 Green Berets Killed In Possible Afghanistan Insider Attack

Three members of the U.S. Army Special Forces were killed September 21 in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, and Spc. Joshua J. Strickland died when they were shot by an attacker wearing an Afghan National Army uniform.

The deadly attack took place at Forward Operating Base Shank in Gardez, Paktia Province, while the soldiers were conducting range training, according to the Department of ...

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Could Failure to Raise the Debt Ceiling Put Military Pay at Risk?

With a government shutdown barely averted, lawmakers and President Obama are now battling over whether to raise the debt ceiling. NPR explains the debt ceiling as a cap on the federal debt, a cap which now sits at $14.3 trillion.

Treasury secretary Timothy Geithner warned Congress last week that we will hit that ceiling of $14.3 trillion by the middle of May, according to the Army Times. Geithner ...

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Marine Canine Handler Puts Heart And Soul Into Training Dog

Many children beg their parents for a dog. The floppy ears and wagging tail seem to attract children to man’s best friend. But many parents know that caring for a dog means a lot of responsibility, training and effort.

Dog handlers in the Marine Corps not only shoulder that same responsibility — they volunteer for it on top of the responsibilities of being deployed to Afghanistan.

For Marine Corps Cpl ...

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San Diego Marine Questions Demobilization Over "Medical Status"

Marine Reservist Sgt Timothy Holmberg,

This would have been Holmberg's second mobilization tour with the squadron, reports the Gay and Lesbian Times, but it was cut short by the unit's commanding officer. 'I reported as ordered for duty and when I arrived at the squadron was told to stop checking in by the unit Sgt Maj. He indicated that the unit CO was not sure that my orders ...

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Father Of Olympic Gymnast Gabby Douglas Serving In Afghanistan (Video)

Olympic gold medalist Gabrielle Douglas is perhaps the most famous military kid in the world right now. The 16-year-old gymnast is the daughter of Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Timothy Douglas, who's currently serving in Afghanistan with the 203rd Red Horse Squadron.

The New York Daily News reports Douglas was first deployed seven years ago, leaving Gabby's mother to raise four children on her own. Gabby's parents ...

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U.S. Service Member Killed In 2nd Afghan Insider Attack This Week

For the second time this week, an insider attack has taken the life of U.S. service member in Afghanistan. The assailant who killed the American serviceman on Thursday was identified as wearing a Afghan National Security uniform, according to Stars and Stripes.

On September 21, Army Special Forces members Staff Sgt. Liam J. Nevins, Staff Sgt. Timothy R. McGill, and Spc. Joshua J. Strickland died when they were shot ...

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US Soldier Killed In Afghan Insider Attack ID'ed

The Pentagon has identified the American soldier killed Thursday in an insider attack. Army Staff Sgt. Thomas A. Baysore, Jr., 31, lost his life when a man wearing an wearing a Afghan National Security uniform shot him to death.

The Department of Defense reports Baysore was assigned to 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

According to Baysore's LinkedIn ...

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Air National Guardsman Killed In Afghanistan

A New York Air National Guardsman was killed September 5 in Afghanistan. Staff Sgt. Todd J. Lobraico Jr., 22, died when he was shot by enemy forces near Bagram Field, according to the Department of Defense.

Lobraico was from New Fairfield, Connecticut. He was assigned to the 105th Security Forces Squadron at Stewart Air National Guard Base in New York.

Col. Timothy LaBarge, the commander of the 105th Airlift Wing ...

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USS Freedom Makes Port Visit In Hawaii (Video)

Crew members from the San Diego-based USS Freedom are getting a chance to stretch their sea legs during a port visit to Hawaii that began March 11.

Honolulu television station KITV4 sent journalist Ryan Kalei Tsuji to report live from both the deck and inside the Freedom yesterday morning. He interviewed several members of the crew. I've posted that video up top.

The Freedom is the Navy's first ...

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San Diego-Based USS Freedom Arrives In Singapore (Video)

The San Diego-based USS Freedom arrived in Singapore today on the first phase of its Southeast Asia deployment.

Freedom's commanding officer Navy Cmdr. Timothy Wilke said of the arrival:

"We plan on spending most of our time here in Southeast Asia. This will be Freedom's neighborhood for the next eight months. We are eager to get out and about, work with other regional navies and share best practices ...

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7 Americans Killed In Afghanistan Cargo Plane Crash Named

National Air Cargo company officials have identified seven employees who were killed Monday when their cargo plane crashed soon after takeoff from Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan.

Associated Press has named those killed as:

-Jamie Brokaw, 33, of Monroe, Michigan

-Gary Stockdale, 51, of Romulus, Michigan

-Brad Hasler, 34, of Trenton, Michigan

-Jeremy Lipka, 37, of Brooklyn, Michigan

-Rinku Summan, 32, of Canton, Michigan

-Michael Sheets, 36, of Ypsilanti, Michigan

-Timothy ...

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