Nearly a year went by before the mysteriously blow-dried coif of Ensign Chuck Hord, "lost at sea in 1908," caused journalists to question the Navy man's claim to perpetuity at the Pentagon -- his portrait hung in a hallway alongside the likenesses of Patton and Eisenhower. Turns out that "Ensign Chuck Hord" is really a 1982 portrait of Navy retiree Capt. Tuck Hord. Wait... what? As far as the Pentagon goes, the backstory reveals what might be the best prank ever.
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