Today Alex went to the DMV to renew his license. When he was told to go have his picture taken he noticed that there were some men having their picture taken, these men were wearing turbins on there heads. Alex was asked to take his hat off to have his picture taken. He said "no", and "no" again when asked the second time. When he was asked why he would not remove his hat he said, "those men didn't remove their head wear, I shouldn't either". It was explained that this was their attire and their religion. Alex told the DMV person that what he had on was his attire and when he entered the Marines he declared an oath to the USA, and one nation under God, so that his oath was under God so just as good as his religion. Well, the DMV people didn't know what to do, they spoke to supervisors and called Sacramento. Alex was told, after an hour, that he could wear his hat for the picture and if there were any problems they would let him know and he could appeal their decision. He told them if there was a problem he WILL appeal it. Alex feels no one has more right to display their head gear then a Veteran or active service person. When he left several employees at the DMV clapped quietly for him. He has spoken to few other Veterans and they plan to do the same.

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Ok, i despise the current administration and I am not a troll. I'm voting Republican and for the most part I agree with most tea party opinions. I am also a combat veteran who served in the Marine Corps from 2003-2007. All that being said, I disagree with this post for a couple reasons. One, as a marine he should take his hat off for an official picture and when he is inside a government building. Marines only wear head covers inside any building if they are in uniform and on duty. It's a standard. From a marines perspective, he is disrespecting himself and the corps by drawing attention. He can always get a veteran stamp on his ID to represent his service. Two, freedom of religion is an American constitutional right. Jews are allowed to wear head covers in official pictures also, so it wouldn't be right to deny that privilege to muslims. When we are intolerant based on ignorance and want to infringe on rights based on fear we are as bad as liberals.
Thanks. I try to look at everything logically, and as wierd as it may sound, I wouldn't care if he refused to remove a hat that said anything other than usmc. Its strange to people outside the corps, but we take standards, rules and traditions very seriously. Alex is one of my brothers, i respect him, but I feel he is in the wrong on this.

I was not a Marine, however as a lifer in the U.S. Army, I would do the same thing and refuse to remove my cover. I took an oath and I WILL stand by it. If the ragheads don't have to remove theirs then neither do I.

Thank you for your continued service Marine.

You too. By all means exorcise your rights, you've earned what everyone else is "entitled to". Like I said my biggest problem has to do with what I feel is a breach of marine corps standards, traditions and policies. That's all.

Sometimes..........you just gotta do.......what you gotta do.

Fair enough. Like I said though, my only problem is what I see a a breach of marine corps standards and discipline. That is all.

With all the illegals, all the muslims, all the democrats that are here trying to kill us...............................WHO THE HELL GIVES A DAMN if he wants to wear a cap?  Your priorities are way out of whack.  Get the hell over it.

"Two, freedom of religion is an American constitutional right. Jews are allowed to wear head covers in official pictures also, so it wouldn't be right to deny that privilege to muslims." Then why can't a marine who is retired not be allowed to wear his cover. He is considered a civilian just like the Jews and ragheads (sorry I meant muslims). Your statement #One - applies only to Active duty personnel. There fore you are totally WRONG, and I do believe you are a troll and your comments are totally from the left!

"Once a marine, always a marine" is a code. Like I said, outside of the corps, it's hard to understand. The vast majority of my marine brothers agree with me. I'm not from the left at all. Not one bit. I am a marine, you are not. I didn't want to get into this out of respect for a fellow service member, but YOU dropped the insults first. So I'll retort with fact. The Marine Corps is and always has been superior to the army because of things like honor, integrity, higher standards, and discipline. When is the last time you saw a marine on a commercial airplane in BDU's? Ummm, NEVER!!! We prefer the speak softly and carry a big stick method of personal conduct. It's our code. Not "hey look at me, I'm a soldier". That is the difference.

No I do understand what you mean, I know many Marines and I respect them and as far as I know; they respect me as none have disrespected me for being in the Army (as you just did by you statements ("I am a marine, you are not."), "The Marine Corps is and always has been superior to the army because of things like honor, integrity, higher standards, and discipline." ,that Mr. Moore is disrespectful and not true, yes we may have different set of standards however overall OUR"standards" is not one of them, the same honor, integrity and discipline you hold dearly apply to the Army. You are just as proud to be a "Marine" as I am of being "Army."

  We (Army and Marines along with the other branches of the Military) have a code that we follow due to loyalty to our respective branches, our country, our oaths and to ourselves. Marines and Army personnel have fought side by side many times to achieve a common goal (objective).  You are no better than I am!

A far as a the BDU in an aircraft, I agree with you on that, I don't like it. Either civi's or Army Dress/ Marines Dress It is not appropriate to me. And I assure you; I NEVER wore anything except civi's or Dress Greens on any commercial flight.

And I do not shout from the roof top that I'm an Army Veteran. I do not feel the need nor desire to announce that "I'm a soldier". I don't brag about it because I don't need to. I know what and who I am.

So you're okay with muslim women wearing veils over their face so that no one can identify them from their driver's license too?

PS:  What's on your clothing is a matter of free speech too.  If he wants to wear the cap....then GO FOR IT.  

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