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Scheller Sentenced

| October 15, 2021 | 27 Comments
Scheller Sentenced

LtCol Scheller With amazing alacrity, the judge overseeing Lieutenant Colonel Scheller’s Court Martial has passed sentence. Charged with six misdemeanor counts, he pled guilty to all. In a special court-martial, the maximum punishments include a forfeiture of two-thirds basic pay per month for one year, up to one year of confinement, and/or a bad-conduct discharge. […]

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Korean War Marine MoH recipient Duane Dewey dies, aged 89

| October 14, 2021 | 13 Comments
Korean War Marine MoH recipient Duane Dewey dies, aged 89

Devtun sends the unfortunate news that USMC Corporal Duane Dewey has passed away. Dewey was awarded the Medal of Honor for actions in Korea. While being treated for injuries from a grenade which had exploded at his feet he pulled the corpsman treating him to safety, alerted his squad, and dove on the grenade. “Doc, […]

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Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller Jr. pled guilty to all charges at a court-martial hearing

| October 14, 2021 | 21 Comments
Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller Jr. pled guilty to all charges at a court-martial hearing

Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller attended a court-martial hearing related to a video that he posted that went viral. In this video, he criticized military leaders as well as the way the withdrawal was conducted. He pled guilty to all of the charges, which are misdemeanor level charges. Stuart Scheller was released from the brig last […]

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Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller Freed UPDATE

| October 5, 2021 | 44 Comments
Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller Freed UPDATE

Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller was released from pretrial confinement at Camp Lejeune, N.C., the service announced Oct. 5, 2021. Scheller was relieved of his command in August after posting a video critiquing military and civilian leaders for failures in Afghanistan hours after a terrorist attack killed 13 service members at Kabul’s international airport. (U.S. […]

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Monument to Iwo Jima Marine toppled in Somerville, MA

| October 5, 2021 | 21 Comments
Monument to Iwo Jima Marine toppled in Somerville, MA

KoB sends in word that a monument to Paramarine Sergeant Henry O. Hansen was vandalized. Hansen was part of the Marine patrol sent up Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima during World War II. He was one of the men who raised the first American flag over Suribachi. I recently discussed this patrol […]

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Marine pictured at Kabul rescuing baby under investigation for appearance at Trump rally

| October 1, 2021 | 35 Comments
Marine pictured at Kabul rescuing baby under investigation for appearance at Trump rally

In a now famous photo of the chaos at the Kabul Airport during our shamefully executed Afghanistan withdrawal back in August shows USMC Lance Corporal Hunter Clark rescuing a baby from the crowd and bringing it over the wire. The act was a bright spot in an otherwise dark time. The other day, Clark appeared […]

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Last Marine WSOs receive their wings

| September 29, 2021 | 41 Comments
Last Marine WSOs receive their wings

With the US Marine Corps slowly transitioning from the two-seat F/A-18D to the single-seat F-35 Lightning II, the need for Weapons and Sensors Officer (WSO, pronounced wizzo) is coming to an end. The final two Marines to complete the training and receive their wings just happened. From Marine Corps Times; The Marine Corps’ final weapons […]

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Marine Lt Col who went viral speaking against Biden’s Afghan pullout arrested

| September 28, 2021 | 213 Comments
Marine Lt Col who went viral speaking against Biden’s Afghan pullout arrested

According to Lieutenant Colonel Stuart Scheller’s father, he’s been arrested and is in the brig in pre-trial confinement. He’s facing an Article 32 hearing (the first step in a court martial) over public comments he made against the Biden Administration’s methods during the Afghan pullout last month. Scheller was relieved of his command hours after […]

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