LtCol Stuart Scheller

LtCol Scheller was discharged from the Marine Corps with a General (under honorable conditions). Military traditions dictate that all commanding officers enforce good order and discipline. LtCol Scheller’s decision to advocate for accountability lead the MC to discharge him after his commendable service of 17 years. The MC stated that keeping good order and discipline […]

Systems will never be fully effective when led by people.

#88: In a system of people, over a long enough timeline, those with power will build barriers to protect their power. As stated in #48, “power is of an encroaching nature, and it ought to be effectually restrained from passing the limits assigned to it.”

Command’s refusal to allow preferral of charges against a General

Ultimately, I feel there will always be another imminent enemy facing the United States.  And to be clear, I fully believe that a strong military arm of foreign diplomacy is critical for the strength of a free democratic nation.  But I offer a dangerous caveat to this belief: if our military leaders consistently distract the Nation by perceived threats of the future while simultaneously failing...