January 10, 2021 Sarah K. Burris
The Guardian wrote extensively about the military failing to remove extremists from their ranks over the summer.
“Military veterans have held leadership roles in some of the most prominent white supremacist groups that took part in the deadly rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2017,” their report said. “Investigative journalists and anti-fascist activists continue to uncover new members of violent racist groups who are also current members of the army, the marine corps, the air force and the national guard.”
The Military Times similarly released a report in 2019, revealing that 36 percent of active-duty soldiers surveyed confessed they personally witnessed examples of white nationalism in “recent months.” Where 14 percent said, they had seen similar over the last year.