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No Dishonorable Discharge For Anti-War Marine

AP Via The Huffington Post: A military panel has recommended a general discharge for an Iraq war veteran who wore his uniform during a war protest a

Kokesh-Discharged AP Via The Huffington Post:

A military panel has recommended a general discharge for an Iraq war veteran who wore his uniform during a war protest and later responded with an obscenity to a superior who told him he might have violated military rules.

Marine Cpl. Adam Kokesh participated in the protest in March, clad in a uniform that had his name tag and other insignia removed. After he was identified in a photo caption in The Washington Post, a superior officer sent him a letter saying he might have violated a rule prohibiting troops from wearing uniforms without authorization.

After a hearing Monday before an administrative separation board at the Marine Corps Mobilization Command, the panel decided not to recommend an other-than-honorable discharge, choosing instead the general discharge. Read more...

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