Marine Corps Tweets "Lone Shooter" Joke — For MLK Day

UPDATE: The Marine Corps has apologized for the tweet. "Don't be lone shooter #MLK weekend — make sure you've got security!" An official account, and a quickly deleted tweet.

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On Friday, the official account for the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC) tweeted a Martin Luther King Day-themed warning.

Don't be lone shooter #MLK weekend! make sure you've got security- stay safe! #MARSOC #Marines #shortbarrelforVBSS

MARSOC@MARSOCofficial

Don't be lone shooter #MLK weekend! make sure you've got security- stay safe!
#MARSOC #Marines #shortbarrelforVBSS

10:52 AM - 17 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

The Marine Corps Public Affairs Office has not responded to BuzzFeed's request for comment.

Update - 1:30 p.m.: Marine Corps Command apologized for the tweet via the same Twitter account.

From the Command in reference to our latest tweet:

MARSOC@MARSOCofficial

From the Command in reference to our latest tweet:

01:29 PM - 17 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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