A Marine reservist is under investigation for posting a picture on Instagram that showed Marines positioning their boots in the shape of a swastika, a spokesman for Marine Forces Reserve confirmed on Monday.
"We can confirm that Pfc. Anthony D. Schroader is a member of the Selected Marine Corps Reserve and is assigned to 4th Air Naval Gunfire Liaison Company, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve located in West Palm Beach, Florida," Maj. Roger Hollenbeck told Task & Purpose.
Hollenbeck declined to say how many Marines in total are under investigation.
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of the Coast Guard lieutenant accused of amassing an arsenal of illegal firearms and plotting the assassination of journalists and Democratic politicians, the Associated Press reports.
Officials at Schriever Air Force Base are investigating whether a master sergeant stationed there participated in a white nationalist group after his identity was exposed by Colorado Springs activists.
A search of Coast Guard Lt. Christopher Hasson's home following his Feb. 15 evealed 15 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammo along with a hit list of targets that included including prominent Democratic politicians like Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and media personalities like MSNBC's Joe Scarborough and Chris Hayes (U.S. Attorney's Office in Maryland)
The Coast Guard lieutenant accused of amassing an arsenal of illegal firearms and plotting the murder of Democratic politicians and high-profile broadcast journalists hasn't actually been charged with domestic terrorism, according to a Monday court filing.
White supremacists take part in a march the night before the 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville, VA. (Associated Press photo)
Seven U.S. service members have reportedly been identified as members of Identity Evropa, a white nationalist group founded by a Marine veteran and tied to the 2017 Charlottesville rally, according to leaked online chat logs examined by HuffPost.