board member Xavier Alvarez of Pomona, Calif., who claimed during a 2007 meeting that he was a retired Marine who received the Medal of Honor.
SGT. SHAFT: Recouping payment from a vet →
A member of the local water district board, Mr. Alvarez said at a public meeting in 2007 that he was a retired Marine who received the Medal of Honor, the nation's highest military decoration.
Court to ponder lies about military medals →