Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Lt Col Who Spoke Out After Afghanistan ‘Risking His Livelihood’ for Americans: Parents

His parents say the US Marine demanding accountability after the US withdrawal from Afghanistan is too risky for fellow Americans.

“He is an American war hero. He fought for his men and women who follow him. He fought for them on the battlefield. I believe he fought for his fellow service people and for Americans.” risked his life. He’s now risking his livelihood for them. He saw an injustice being done at the top and felt he should be held accountable for it,” Stuart Schaller’s mother, Kathy Schaller told NTD Said on “The Nation Speaks”.

Stuart Sheller’s father, Stu Sheller Sr., said the support of fellow Americans would help his son greatly.

The Marine Corps “will win the battle,” he said. “But America is going to help Stuart win the war.”

Stuart Scheller was sacked from command after publishing a series of videos calling on US military leaders to step in and own up to “obvious mistakes that had been made” during the withdrawal from Afghanistan.

The United States left more than 100 Americans behind in the Middle Eastern country after completing the withdrawal on August 30. Additionally, 13 US service members were killed in a suicide bombing attack at Kabul Airport, which was held by soldiers for nearly two weeks at the facility. Evacuation after Taliban expel US-backed Afghan forces.

Military leaders have said they were shocked by how quickly the Taliban took over the country and were captured.

But so far no one has resigned and has portrayed the evacuation effort as a success, pointing to the more than 120,000 people, mainly Afghan citizens, that the United States had left before the exit. Withdrawal or withdrawal facility provided.

Stuart Scheller said he wants senior leaders to make mistakes. After being removed from command over his video, he resigned in late August. He was recently thrown into the Brigadier and remains there at the moment. A hearing is scheduled for October 5.

Troy Nehls (R-Texas) told Rep. Troy Nehls (R-Texas) that Stuart Schaller is suspected of violating four articles set forth in the Uniform Code of Military Justice, including Article 88, which calls for “contemptuous words” toward superiors. Restricts use.

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Stuart Scheller’s parents are advocating for his release and helping to raise funds to protect him. He and the Pipe Hitter Foundation have raised over $2 million to date.

“I know he broke ranks and I know he knows there will be consequences. But he didn’t hurt anyone. He did not commit any violent crime. He talked on Facebook. And yes, there is a chain of command and there must be punishment for that,” Kathy Schaller said on NTD.

“But that chain of command that we saw broken, we also saw broken on the floor of the Senate. That chain of command was broken. Our son has been given a false order and put in jail and strip searched. taken and thrown into isolation and facing prison for breaking his chain of command. I’m fine if this is the right punishment that is taken for anyone who breaks order across the board , “she added.

Sheller Sr. said that this week’s congressional hearings, in which Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman General Mark Milley, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and General Kenneth McKenzie drew sharp questions from members of Congress and at least one of the cases, were slapped with lies. Seen, made clear that senior military leaders are “not accepting responsibility or accountability for their failures.”

Milley was asked by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark) if he would resign after informed military leaders urged President Joe Biden to keep troops in Afghanistan, but Biden opted to complete the withdrawal anyway.

“It would be an unbelievable act of political disregard for a commissioned officer to resign just because my advice was not taken. This country does not want the generals to understand which orders we are going to accept and which are not,” Milley said.

Milley later called the end of the war a “strategic failure”, while Austin defended the evacuation effort, noting that it drove many people out of the country.

“Was it perfect? ​​Not at all,” he said.


Zachary Steber covers US news including politics and court cases. He started out as a New York City subway reporter at The Epoch Times.


This News Originally From – The Epoch Times

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