Marine Who Criticized President Obama On Facebook Is Discharged

Source: Douglas Stanglin / USA Today

The Marine Corps has discharged a sergeant for his Facebook postings criticizing President Obama, the Associated Press reports.

The Corps said Sgt. Gary Stein will be given an other-than-honorable discharge for violating Pentagon policy limiting speech of service members.

The discharge will mean he loses all benefits.

The San Diego-area Marine, who has served nearly 10 years in the Corps, has has said he was exercising his free-speech rights.

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  • As a retired Navy Senior Chief of 24 years of service of this country, I will say this, the Marine got what he had coming to him. He knows the law, he knew what he can do and cant do, and talking crap about the Commander In Chief of the United States Military. Just like talking smack about your boss. You would get fired quick fast and in a hurry for insubordination. So good on the Marine Corps.