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Pendleton Marine Sgt. Gary Stein Faces Dismissal for Anti-Obama Posts

Sgt. Gary Stein
Sgt. Gary Stein

Camp Pendleton Marine Sgt. Gary Stein has told the Associated Press that the Marine Corps wants to kick him out of the service.

According to the AP:

Those guidelines are part of the miliatry's Uniform Code of Military Justice.


As Home Post reported earlier this month, Stein is the founder of a Facebook group called the Armed Forces Tea Party. Stein writes on his personal Facebook page of his belief that the troops should be allowed to express their political opinions.

But what got the Marine Corps' attention were Facebook posts written by Stein that he claimed would not follow the orders of his commander-in-chief, President Barack Obama. Stein later clarified his position to say he would not follow orders from Obama.

Stein told the Associated Press about his predicament:

Stein says he plans to fight the charges.