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A marine sergeant now being discharged from service because of something he posted on FaceBook.
Sargent Gary Stein getting in other than honorable discharge.
And losing most of his benefits because of that posting that was critical of President Obama.
Trace Gallagher live -- -- West Coast bureau other than honorable that's that's not the same is -- -- It's close to me that he loses all most of -- benefits but not all of his benefits -- and this really does got a call into question here the role of social networking in the military kind of the limits of what military members can say on their FaceBook pages and their Twitter accounts remember Sargent Gary Stein said that he was simply exercising.
His right to free speech the military was said that his statement violated pentagon policy against taking a political stance and now.
An appeals commander has upheld that lower ruling saying that he does get -- other than honorable discharge again losing most.
Of his benefits.
After he was kicked out of the Marines he issued a statement saying I'm quoting here I love the Marine Corps I love my job I wish you wouldn't have gone this way.
I'm having a hard time seeing how fifteen words on FaceBook could of ruined my nine year career.
Actually it was eleven words on FaceBook when he said.
This statement again quoting screw Obama I will not follow all orders from him he later backed off -- that saying.
He meant he would not follow unlawful orders the context was it was all in reference to the prospect of American soldiers being arrested in Afghanistan.
The -- -- now Stein's attorney says.
They will continue to appeal this.
But even the attorney Megan has kind of -- knowledge that he thinks further appeals will likely fail and they Gary Stein.
Is out of the military for.
-- thank you okay.
By the way we're gonna get kind.
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