Marine general orders removal of Confederate items at bases

Marine general orders removal of Confederate items at bases
The Marine Corps commandant has ordered the removal of all Confederate flags, bumper stickers and other similar items from the service’s bases. (Source: WHSV)

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Marine Corps commandant has ordered the removal of all Confederate flags, bumper stickers and other similar items from the service’s bases.

Gen. David Berger has told his commanders to begin implementing the order or develop plans to do so by Saturday.

The order was part of a broader memo that addresses a number of administrative and other Marine Corps issues.