Charges dropped against Parris Island Sgt. Maj. who confronted protester

I was glad to see that the assault and battery charges against this Sgt Major were dropped.

See full story here: Charges dropped against Parris Island Sgt. Maj. who confronted protester

You may remember me writing about this back in June. Here’s my earlier post: Sgt Major of Parris Island resigns following altercation with protester.

Keep the faith,

Stan R. Mitchell

Oak Ridge, Tenn.

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2 thoughts on “Charges dropped against Parris Island Sgt. Maj. who confronted protester

  1. Just my own thoughts–I realize I have been out of the loop for many years. I believe there was a SSgt involved and that DI’s as well as other Marines were not allowed to wear their work uniform off base. The SSgt should have been brought up for at least article 15 for being out of uniform. The SgtMaj should have slugged him in the snot locker just for general purposes. There are other ways of protesting–You can write your member of the House or Senate and ask them to vote for anything you deem necessary and you can always vote yourself. As a member of the military you are not authorized to participate in a demonstration against your civilian authorities. Yes, I was given lectures about writing my congressmen and telling me that a Political Influence would be put in my record. That is so much BS. I wrote my congressman and senator several times during my career and the only thing that hurt me was punching a 1stLt (I was then a GySgt) when he balled up his fists first. It slowed my making 1stSgt by one year.


    1. 1st Sgt,

      We think alike.

      Some Marines have said the Sgt Major lost his bearing and deserved to be forced out, but my counter to that is the Sgt Major tracked the man down and called him the night before.

      Furthermore, there comes a point where if someone is disrespecting what you love so much, you just have to do something about it — right or wrong. And then the cards can fall where they may.



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