Marine to be kicked out of corps after unfurling white supremacist banner
A U.S. soldier is set to be let go from the Marine Corps after he allegedly helped unfurl a banner that displayed the white supremacists slogan "YWNRU."
The letters reportedly stand for '"You Will Not Replace Us."
Staff Sgt Joseph Manning is one of two marines who had been arrested in May and charged with a misdemeanor for first degree trespassing.
Marine Corp Times reports he was stationed outside Graham, North Carolina when he allegedly scaled a building to display the sign at pro-Confederate rally.
Manning was back on duty weeks after the incident, but after an internal investigation, the Corps is now taking steps to separate Manning from the military branch.
In addition to being removed from the Corps, the Marine Corps Times reports Manning could face up to 60 days in jail for the misdemeanor.
The second marine involved has been disciplined but remains on active duty, according to the Times.
Both men will face their fate in court on October 10.