Marine officer speaks out after being fired for criticizing leadership in viral video

Marine Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller, the Marine officer who was fired for speaking out against leadership in a viral video in not backing down from expressing himself.

Scheller wrote on Facebook.

To all my friends across the social networks. I have been relieved for cause based on a lack of trust and confidence as of 14:30 today.

My chain of command is doing exactly what I would do… if I were in their shoes. I appreciate the opportunities AITB command provided. To all the news agencies asking for interviews… I will not be making any statements other than what’s on my social platforms until I exit the Marine Corps.

America has many issues… but it’s my home… it’s where my three sons will become men. America is still the light shining in a fog of chaos. When my Marine Corps career comes to an end, I look forward to a new beginning. My life’s purpose is to make America the most lethal and effective foreign diplomacy instrument. While my days of hand to hand violence may be ending…I see a new light on the horizon.

Semper

He also released the following video message.

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