Skip to comments.Marine protects citizens from cops
Posted on 12/30/2012 9:43:20 AM PST by Anvilhead
They don't call 'em Devil Dogs for nothing.
I missed the part where the police were beating up people.
Looks like a nutjob without some context.
What was the incident?
The Marine recognized the nacent jack booted fascism of a Police department under the control of one of the leading liberal fascists in the country, Mayor Bloomberg?
I would like to know more about this incident and whether people were actually assaulted by the NYPD.
I missed the part where the police were doing anything but standing there getting yelled at.
He was there to protect the OWS’ers according to an interview he did with Olberman.
It’s unclear who he’s “protecting”.
He looks like a guy ranting on a street corner, trying to get attention.
In fact, he looks and acts slightly deranged.
I’ve seen better acts on WWE.
OWS is backed by Iran, North Korea, the American Nazi Party and the American Communist Party, AND OBAMA.
I thank that Marine for his service, but he and anyone else defending OWS needs to GET THEIR HEAD OUT OF THEIR REAR ENDS.
This is part of the OWS protests.
As far as I know, indulging in a political demonstration in uniform is not allowed at all, whether for a retired member, or active duty. This guy may be released from service, or maybe he never was a marine. Who knows. But either way, wearing a uniform to this event is hardly kosher.
This video is old, and the guy is a head case.
An Ex-Marine, a veteran, and one who wears a costume.
Look at his protests and interviews, he wears a partial marine work uniform, with dress ribbons added, a costume.
Good chance that he is not a ex marine.
I googled him, and it seems his veteran status is not in question.
This is associated with the "Occupy Wallstreet".
Ive seen better acts on WWE.
Then Shamar Thomas has joined the Senator Kerry school of United States veterans.
Kudos for Shamar Thomas standing up for the rights of others, but he needs to do it out of uniform. All conjecture aside, these are the rules:
DoD Instruction 1334.01- Para 3.1.3 The wearing of the uniform by members of the Armed Forces (including retired members and members of Reserve components) is prohibited when participating in activities such as unofficial public speeches, interviews, picket lines, marches, rallies or any public demonstration
Para 3.2 Former members of the Armed Forces may wear the uniform in the highest grade held during such war service only on the following occasions and in the course of travel incident thereto: 3.2.1 Military funerals, memorial services, weddings, and inaugurals. 3.2.3 Wearing of the uniform or any part thereof at any other time or for any other purposes is prohibited.
He (and any other service members who see this post) should know the rules and should have been briefed on these military laws. His opinion is his own and by wearing that uniform he is, by the letter of the law, implying Service sanction of the cause for which the demonstration or activity is conducted. He is thus subject to the articles of the UCMJ.
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Bet the guy was an 0-voter.
Thomas is wearing a Marine utlity blouse.
with dress(sic) ribbons added
Ribbons are ribbons. They are not dress(sic) ribbons. Ribbons are worn on service and dress uniforms. Not utilties.
Out of work actor looking for a gig or a publicity hound. Doubt that he was ever in the Marines and he’s wearing ribbons on camoflage to tell you that.
Police should be given ribbons for their restraint.
I figured the other vets knew what the post was pointing out.
He’s in a rather redressed state for a Marine.
I’m gonna call crazy...
A brave Marine on our side should it come down to firepower against our enemys within the U.S.
looks more like a marine making an ass of himself
“on our side”
OUR side? You stand with OWS and Barack Hussein Obama?
(Read the whole thread).
I am wondering who he is, he is wearing a device above his ribbons wthat doesn’t belong there
Marines dont do that, veteran or not
it looks like Sgt Chevrons and Marines wont do that, put them over heir ribbons
he is most likely a poser
Thank you for the correction.
With all that shouting and crap, the message got lost on me.
I shamefully must confess I didn’t realize it was a bunch of OWS hoodlums.
I must have had a temporary brain fart.
Thank you again.
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