Neo-Nazis are Using the Army as a Training Camp

Neo-Nazis are Using the Army as a Training Camp

By John Hudson
Atlantic Wire, August 21, 2012

The recruiting practice is gaining scrutiny in light of the Wisconsin Sikh temple shooting by gunman Wade Michael Page, a former U.S. Army soldier and neo-Nazi musician. As CNN reported last week, Page's base, Fort Bragg,

...was home to a small number of white supremacists including three soldiers later convicted in the murder of an African-American couple. Reuters caught up with Marine T.J. Leydon, who served from 1988 to 1991 while openly promoting neo-Nazi causes:...

...I went into the Marine Corps for one specific reason: I would learn how shoot, Leyden told Reuters. "I also learned how to use C-4 (explosives), blow things up. I took all my military skills and said I could use these to train other people," said Leyden, 46, who has since renounced the white power movement and is a consultant for the anti-Nazi Simon Wiesenthal Center....

Read more at The Atlantic Wire.

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