SAN DIEGO — A sergeant will be discharged for criticizing President Barack Obama on Facebook in a case that called into question the Pentagon’s policies about social media and its limits on the speech of active duty military personnel, the Marine Corps said Wednesday.Read the rest here.
Sgt. Gary Stein will get an other-than-honorable discharge and lose most of his benefits for violating the policies, the Corps said.
The Marine Corps is doing the right thing here. Members of the armed forces don't have the right to attack the chain of command anymore than civilians can say crude things to or about their employers and not expect to be fired.