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Stuart Scheller Jr. biography: 13 things about ex-US Marine Corps officer from Jacksonville, North Carolina


Stuart Scheller Jr. is a white man from Jackson, North Carolina, United States. He is Stuart Scheller Sr. and Cathy Scheller‘s son.

Stuart attended Anderson High School in in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. Here are 13 more things about him:

Stuart Scheller Jr. (©US Marines Corps)
Stuart Scheller Jr. (©US Marines Corps)
  1. From 1996 to 2000, he attended the Carl H. Lindner College of Business of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio where he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting. He earned his master’s degree in military sciences and operational studies from Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia, USA. (a)(b)
  2. On January 3, 2005, he became a U.S. Marine Corps infantry officer. From December 2005 to August 2008, he was the 1st Battalion, 8th Marines platoon commander and company executive officer in Camp Lejeune, North Carolina. (a)(b)
  3. From August 2008 to June 2010, he was the School of Infantry – East company commander in Camp Lejeune. (b)
  4. From June 2010 to July 2011, he was a Counter-Improvised Explosive Devices (CIED) team leader for the Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) in Afghanistan. (b)
  5. From July 2011 to May 2012, he attended the Expeditionary Warfare School in Quantico. From June 2012 to August 2012, he was a platoon commander in Quantico. (b)
  6. He served as the headquarters and service company commander from August 2012 to November 2013 and the weapons company commander from November 2013 to October 2015 at the 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines in Camp Lejeune. (b)
  7. From October 2015 to May 2016, he was an assistant operations officer at The Basic School in Quantico. He was an operations officer from May 2016 to September 2016 and a company commander from September 2016 to July 2017 at the school. From July 2017 to April 2018, he was a warfighting deputy at the school. He was the school’s warfighting director from April 2018 to July 2018. (b)
  8. From August 2018 to July 2019, he was a Marine Corps University command and staff student. On January 19, 2019, he founded The Perfect Ribbon. On October 4, 2019, he visited the Waterline Brewing Company in Wilmington, North Carolina. (a)(b)
  9. From June 2019 to June 2020, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (MARSOC). From June 2020 to June 2021, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps OpsO 6th Marine Regiment. (b)
  10. On September 17, 2020, he visited the 6th Marine Regiment in Jacksonville. (a)
  11. In June 2021, he became a U.S Marine Corps advanced infantry training battalion (AITB) commander. He was immediately fired from the position after he took to LinkedIn and Facebook on August 26, 2021 to share a video of himself wearing his U.S. Marine Corps uniform while calling for the U.S. Department of Defense senior leaders to be held accountable for their failures in Afghanistan. That day, suicide bombers killed 13 U.S. service members at the Abbey Gate of Hamid Karzai International Airport  in Kabul, Afghanistan. (a)(b)
  12. On September 27, 2021, he was sent to the brig at Camp Lejeune. He was charged with six violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice namely Article 88 (contempt toward officials), Article 89 (disrespect toward superior commissioned officers), Article 90 (willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer), Article 92 (dereliction in the performance of duties), Article 92 (failure to obey order or regulation) and Article 133 (conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman). (a)(b)(c)
  13. On October 5, 2021, he was released from confinement after his lawyers came to an agreement with the U.S. Marine Corps. On October 14, 2021, he pleaded guilty to six charges during his court-martial at Camp Lejeune, including willfully disobeying a superior commissioned officer, dereliction in the performance of duties and conduct unbecoming an officer and a gentleman. (c)(d)(e)




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