Former Marine sergeant Gary Stein—who was booted from the Marine Corps this month for anti-Obama statements—plans to sue the Marine Corps, he told supporters on Facebook.
A board handed Stein an “other-than-honorable” discharge last month for saying he would not follow orders issued by the president. He later clarified his remarks by saying he would not follow any “illegal” orders.
Attorneys argued during a separation hearing that he was protected under the First Amendment when he made his comments.
Patch will update the story as it develops.
Got something to say about this story? Tell us in the comments.
Subscribe to the Fort Stewart Patch newsletter and get news, Patch deals and breaking news alerts delivered straight to your inbox. Follow Fort Stewart Patch on Twitter and Facebook. Add your photos to Pics Clips.