There is no place for racial hatred or extremism in the Marine Corps." Vasillios Pistolis, a 21-year-old US Marine Corps lance corporal, has been kicked out of the service for his involvement in last year’s white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, WTOP reported Monday.
Vasillios Pistolis, a U.S. Marine, clubs a man with a wooden flagpole during the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville on Aug. 12, 2017. My colleagues @ProPublica @frontlinepbs detail horrifying ties between military and hate groups. https://t.co/1LW7MwLHlQ pic.twitter.com/TYhmjr9I01— Charles Ornstein (@charlesornstein) May 3, 2018
“The Marine Corps’ stance on membership in extremist or hate groups remains the same: there is no place for racial hatred or extremism in the Marine Corps,”