Sullivan should stand by Army officer who spoke his mind

Letters to the editor


October 7, 2021

I served in the U.S. Army from mid-1966 to mid-1968 and I have written Alaska Sen. Dan Sullivan to let him know that I find the Marine Corps. putting Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller in the brig for his two Facebook comments about the way the U.S. handled its withdrawal from Afghanistan to be unacceptable and sanctimonious.

I would hope that Sen. Sullivan, as a member of the military and representing a state with a large active and veteran military population, would feel the same way.

I understand the conflict of disobeying a direct order, especially in the time of war and on the battlefield. But,...

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