• Ryan Trenhaile

Marine General Gets Job, Uses N-Word, Loses Job in Just 3 Months

A Marine general has been removed from his post after using the N-word during a training session.

NBC News reports Maj. Gen. Stephen M. Neary, the commanding general of the Marine Corps Forces in Europe and Africa, was relieved of his post on Monday as an investigation was launched into his use of the slur. In a statement, the force’s commandant, Gen. David H. Berger cited “a loss of trust and confidence in his ability to serve in command,” as to why he relieved Neary.

Over the summer, a group of marines was listening to some rap during a training session in Stuttgart when Neary approached them and commented on the music. According to officials, Neary used the N-word in reference to the music and didn’t direct it at anyone. READ MORE ON THE ROOT