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    Marines Boot Recruit with Apparent Neo-Nazi Ties from Delayed-Entry Program

    Marines Boot Recruit with Apparent Neo-Nazi Ties from Delayed-Entry Program

    The Marine Corps said that it discharged a recruit from its delayed-entry program after he admitted to having a history of membership in neo-Nazi groups.

    Christopher Semok enlisted in the Marines on Sept. 21, 2022, the service said. That enlistment seemed to come after a long history of antisemitic activity and Nazi-driven vandalism that was documented by various anti-fascist groups online.

    In September 2021, a Twitter anti-fascist account seemed to first connect Semok to his online persona by claiming he was responsible for vandalism and harassment around Broward County in Florida. Then, in January 2022, an Atlanta-based anti-fascist group claimed Semok attended training with the white supremacist group Patriot Front. The same group also posted photos in February that it said were of Semok wearing an outdated battle dress uniform and a World War II-era German combat helmet; later suggested his alleged activities continued into March.

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    Task & Purpose was the first outlet to report Semok's discharge.

    A call to a number listed for Semok in a public phone directory yielded a prerecorded message saying that the line was unavailable.

    It's not clear how the Marine Corps eventually became aware of Semok's alleged ties to these extremist groups. The Marines' statement noted that “all Marine Corps applicants fill out and sign…

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