Not that I know of. Never liked Officers enough to be friendly with any. Fake? Who knows nowadays.
They are scammers. They offer money or ask for it.
You're kidding me. That's a new one on me!!!
Not to my knowledge. I have heard that some people do that, or wear fake military medals.
Should be shot!!!
I only know the military of my own generation, Kninjanin, and they are Vietnam veterans, including my brother. Several of them I know online only, and they are all authentic.