The U.S. Marine who went viral after talking out in opposition to the leaders of the navy for the flawed Afghan withdrawal is presently within the brig awaiting a listening to.
Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller is “presently in pre-trial confinement within the Regional Brig for Marine Corps Installations East aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune pending an Article 32 preliminary listening to,” Capt. Sam Stephenson, a spokesman for Coaching and Schooling Command, informed Job & Objective , who first reported Scheller’s detention.
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“The time, date, and site of the proceedings haven’t been decided,” he added. “Lt. Col. Scheller shall be afforded all due course of.”
Scheller first gained notoriety final month when he posted a video on social media calling for accountability from navy leaders for the best way the Afghan withdrawal occurred, together with the ISIS-Okay terror assault that killed 13 U.S. service members and greater than 170 Afghan nationals.
“The explanation individuals are so upset on social media proper now shouldn’t be as a result of the Marine on the battlefield let somebody down,” he stated within the first of his viral movies. “Individuals are upset as a result of their senior leaders allow them to down. And none of them are elevating their fingers and accepting accountability or saying, ‘We tousled.'”
Outstanding video from Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller calling out senior leaders on Afghanistan. “Individuals are upset as a result of senior leaders allow them to down, and none of them are elevating their fingers and accepting accountability or saying ‘we messed this up.'” pic.twitter.com/rgtp8OncCX
— Dave Brown (@dave_brown24) August 27, 2021
Scheller’s dad, Stuart Scheller Sr. defended his son’s feedback saying he was on the lookout for “accountability.”
“All our son did is ask the questions that everyone was asking themselves, however they had been too scared to talk out loud,” he informed Job & Objective. “He was asking for accountability. The truth is, I believe he even requested for an apology that we made errors, however they couldn’t try this, which is mind-blowing.”
A day after Scheller printed his first video, he posted an replace notifying the general public that he had been “relieved of obligation ” and “will in all probability do some jail time.”