Got the DD214 to prove it too.
The stories are better than the truth, and I like the laughter; so you get the stories.
My participation is primarily of the "honorable mention" variety.
Whomever thought that adding me to a developed team was a good idea because I brought some sliver of expertise to the table was stoned. And should BE stoned for the decision.
Yes, good intel was gleaned because I did have a different perspective from the professionals. However I was a hinderance to their main mission and a distraction at the very worst time at best.