Richard Flaherty is the proverbial 34riddle wrapped in mystery inside an enigma. 34 At 4 399 34 and 100 lbs he became a Special Forces aka Green Beret officer and won a Silver Star. There was deep loss losing the love of his life criminal behavior alcoholism perhaps no surely madness/mental illness all combined with PTSD and anxiety.
At 4 39 9 34 97lbs Richard Flaherty was told he would never be allowed into the military. However Richard wouldn 39t quit and eventually became a Green Beret Captain earning the Silver Star 2 Bronze Stars and 2 Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam.
If Richard Flaherty was only the shortest man to ever be in the U.S. Army and a Green Beret that would certainly be a unique story in itself. Flaherty was much more though. He was a bonafide war hero and beloved leader of the men he commanded. A small stature with a oversized shadow.
Richard James Flaherty came crying into the world in a delivery room at Stamford Hospital in coastal Connecticut three days after Thanksgiving in 1948. He was the secondborn child a fate that ...
After one tour in Vietnam Capt. Richard Flaherty returned to the U.S. and trained at the Army 39s Special Warfare School at Fort Bragg North Carolina becoming a member of the Green Berets.
4 39 9 34 97lb Vietnam War Vet Green Beret Captain Richard J. Flaherty was the smallest US soldier to ever serve in the military. He eraned the Silver Star 2 Bronze Stars and 2 Purple Hearts.
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Yuzuk learns that this unassuming 69yearold man was the smallest soldier to ever serve in the U.S. military. Flahertys military records reveal that he rose to the rank of a Special Forces Green Beret Captain and was awarded the Silver Star 2 Bronze Stars and 2 Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam.
A Green Beret charged with trying to swap stolen Army explosives for drugs testified Thursday he obtained the weapons by bribing other Special Forces members he refused to identify.
Flaherty had an admiration for the Army Special Forces known as the Green Berets. But first he had to fight simply to get into the Army. You see he did not meet the minimum height and weight requirements. You had to be a minimum of 5 feet tall and weigh at least 100 lb. Flaherty was 2 inches too short and 6 lb. too light.
Thank you so much Tomi Lahren for your heartfelt tribute to fallen and forgotten Vietnam vet and Green Beret Captain Richard J. Flaherty
Richard J. Flaherty was a Special Forces Green Beret Captain and was awarded the Silver Star two Bronze Stars and two Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam. But when Miami police officer David Yuzuk meets Flaherty hes in his fifties and living alone as a homeless person.
Standing just 4foot10 Richard Flaherty first had to fight to get into the military. Once in Vietnam he had to fight to survive. During two combat tours as an Army Green Beret the onetime ...
Richard J. Flaherty 39s been called spook assassin dope smuggler dwarf... but who was he reallyAt 4 39 9 34 and 97 pounds Richard J. Flaherty was the most unconventional man to ever serve in the U.S. military and needed a Congressional waver just to enlist in the Army.
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Capt. Richard Flaherty far right seen with members of the Army 39s 101st Airborne Division. Flaherty who had to obtain a waiver to join the Army during the Vietnam War because of his size was a ...
Vietnam Vet Richard Flaherty Was 39The Giant Killer 39 Fourfoot nineinch tall veteran Richard J. Flaherty claimed to be the shortest man ever to serve in the United States military.He was a Special Forces Green Beret Captain and was awarded the Silver Star 2 Bronze Stars and 2 Purple Hearts for his actions in Vietnam.
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Vietnam Vet Richard Flaherty Was 39The Giant Killer 39 22 Feb 2018 He was a Special Forces Green Beret Captain and was awarded the Silver Star 2 Bronze Stars and 2 Purple Hearts for his actions in ...
The true story of the smallest Green Beret soldier who became a war heroonly to be killed homeless and alone whose life and death are shrouded in mystery. 2
34The true story of the smallest Green Beret soldier who became a war heroonly to be killed homeless and alone whose life and death are shrouded in mystery. 34 David Yuzuk Miami police officer David Yuzuk befriends a tiny homeless man and after 15 years of friendship the man Richard J. Flaherty finally reveals who he really is.
Jurors heard Monday part of a taperecorded conversation of Gleffe Anderson and Richard Flaherty a Green Beret captain who turned informant after being arrested on drug and weapon charges.
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