Salerno said they included his parents, Little League coach and some band members.
Matt is one of the individuals selected during the long beach auditions.He spend the remainder of his days in the WTU (Warrior Transition Unit) and was eventually medically discharged for the ailments he claimed, effectively ending his military service somewhere between November 07 and January.I at NO time gained any monitary values about my story that was used on American Idol and want it to also be known that i am no longer apart of the show (which teqnically i am not suppose to divulge) BUT as i know that there are people upset i also want.Lambesis is the lead singer for the Grammy-nominated Christian metal band 'As I Lay Dying.'.That being said, I saw Matt Farmer on American Idol telling stories of being blown up by and IED, getting medevaced out of theater and being discharged due to TBI, or, Traumatic Brain Injury.Matt Farmer was medevaced from Camp Ramadi, that is true, but the reason he was airlifted out is because of a far different reason.I do have a memorial tribute tatto and there is nothing on there that has any medals or anything else.To think that I would go on a national tv show and get away with continuing a lie so big, and so deeply imbedded in my lfe and brain Is rediculous.Listen as Matt claims his Spec Ops Missions: Matt sent us the following statement, in this statement he admits to the lies he told.After he was released Mr Parave built a 40ft cross in his back yard and pledged to do the Lord's work for the rest of his life.I do in fact take full responsibility for the actions and words I have said, and know that this will never go away.3 pictures that were shown were not ones provided by myslef but stock photos they used.Was adult date love single Medevaced to Al Asad where i was there fro several search chubby woman to marry days (Not sure how many as most of it was in a drug induced blur) than sent to Laundstill Germany. .Matt was part of headquarters platoon and I was a part of 3rd PLT.
The theatre was Ar Ramadi Iraq 1Bn 26inf blue spaders 1ID attached to 1-77ar 1ID and 2nd marine expeditionary force.
I wasnt kicked out of iraq or the army. .
He then proceeded to make claims of both ptsd and TBI so that he wouldnt have to redeploy back to Iraq to face both the concequences of him drinking in theater and also the soldiers that felt betrayed by him.