Scott Huesing

Bestselling Author and Marine Veteran, Scott Huesing joins Connecting Vets

July 19, 2018 - 2:56 pm

Connecting Vets is pleased to introduce our newest expert contributor, Major Scott A. Huesing USMC (Ret), bestselling author of “Echo in Ramadi—The Firsthand Story of U.S. Marines in Iraq’s Deadliest City”.

"I'm proud to join the Connecting Vets Team as an expert contributor and honored to continue to share the amazing stories and vital messages of our military and veteran community,” says Huesing.

Huesing is a retired United States Marine Corps infantry major with 24 years of service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer.  During his career spanning 10 deployments, to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa he planned, led, and conducted hundreds of combat missions under some of the most challenging conditions. 

His bestselling book, “Echo in Ramadi”, (Regnery, 2018) is a snapshot in time that changed the face of operations on the battlefield; a captivating story of Echo Company, 2d Battalion, 4th Marines during the Second Battle of Ramadi in 2006. His true-life account provides keen insights into what may be an unfamiliar world to readers, but very familiar to those, like Scott, who lived it and endured this historic fight. “Echo in Ramadi” was written to honor the sacrifices and spirit of his Marines and the families they supported – it is his tribute to them and his honor to tell this great story.  

He has been an author for the U.S. Marine Corps doctrine shaping the future of training within the world’s most elite branch of service. He is the creative author for the standard operating procedures for Marine Expeditionary Units, America’s first response force, with The Lightning Press. He has also written articles, editorials, and scholarly pieces for Fox News Channel, The Marine Corps Gazette, Military Times, Townhall, and The Daily Signal.

Scott is the Executive Director of Save the Brave, a certified non-profit that connects Veterans through outreach programs—their mission is staying proactive to the needs of the Veterans they serve.  He is also the President of the 2d Battalion, 4th Marines Association, a non-profit that helps Veterans and active duty Marines.

Scott currently lives in Southern California.