Head Of US Marine Force In Darwin Stood Down For Drink-Driving On Nightclub Strip

October 10, 2018 G W 0

In recent months, the United States Marine Corps has undertaken a cross-training mission with the Australian military, and deployed a record number of Marines, more than 1,500, to Darwin in the Norther Territories of the island nation. While training with the Australian Defense Force, as with any foreign deployment, Marines were expected to be on their best behavior, as representatives of the United States. Colonel James Schnelle, 48 years of age, seemed to fail to maintain those standards, however, and has recently been relieved of his command duties.  All this occurred due to his decision to drink and drive on (Read More)