Timothy Poe the former soldier who sang on America's Got Talent on Monday claiming after he has spend 14 years in the army have sustained injuries was hit by a grenade in Afghanistan in 2009, making him suffered a broken back and brain injury. also Timothy claimed a therapist told him that singing could help his speech problem. according to Enstarz
In an interview on "America's Got Talent", Poe said: "I had volunteered for a team to go out and clear buildings and help out with the wounded. There was a guy who came up with a rocket propelled grenade... I saw it coming down and by the time I turned and went to jump on top of my guys, I yelled 'grenade' and the blast hit me."
Poe Lie 35-year-old who sing “If Tomorrow Never Comes,” Brooks’ song on America’s Got Talent doesn’t look he had said the truth , according to Minnesota Army National Guard records.
Lt. Col. Kevin Olson, a spokesman for the Minnesota National Guard, told A.P in a telephone interview “We did not find something to substantiate what he said.”as he reports." Soldiers who are injured during war combat are usually rewarded with a purple heart, and Poe didn't said about that in his interview in America's Got Talent
According to military records Poe served in army from December 2002 to May 2011, working as a supply specialist, records indicated. He was deployed in Kosovo from Oct. 10, 2007 to July 15, 2008, and then served in Afghanistan for about a month in 2009.
Poe tells TMZ, the acommon problem that injuries in Afghanistcan are not recorded and he plans to sue his ex-wife including others who told media that he was lying.