Marine found guilty in court-martial after marching with neo-Nazis in Charlottesville
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WSET) -- A U.S. Marine who marched with neo-Nazis in last summer's 'Unite the Right' rally in Charlottesville has been found guilty in a summary court-martial after he reportedly bragged about participating in the event online, ABC New reported.
First Lt. Glenn-Roundtree with the 2nd Marine Logistics Group said Lance Cpl. Vasillios Pistolis was convicted of failing to obey an order or regulation and making a false official statement under Articles 92 and 107 in the Uniform Code of Military Justice.
ProPublica first reported Pistolis belonged to a white supremacist group and was found bragging online about the violence he was involved with in the rally.
Pistolis has been sentenced to 28 days of confinement, a reduction of two ranks to E-1, and the forfeiture of two-thirds of his pay for a month.
He has seven days to submit a request for clemency, the Marines said.