Scott Huesing



Scott Huesing is a proven combat leader. 

He is a retired United States Marine Corps Infantry Major with 24 years of honorable service, both enlisted and as a commissioned officer. His career has spanned 10 deployments, and over 60 countries worldwide.  Throughout his numerous deployments to Iraq, Afghanistan, and the Horn of Africa he planned, led, and conducted hundreds of combat missions under some of the most austere and challenging conditions.

Scott is a published author since 2005. His bestselling book, Echo in Ramadi 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 support of the Multi National Forces (MNF) Surge Strategy 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.  Readers will feel the pain, emotion, laughter, intensity, and friction that Scott describes in unvarnished detail. 

Scott has written articles, editorials, and scholarly pieces for Fox News Channel, The Marine Corps Gazette, Military Times, Townhall, and The Daily Signal. 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.

Scott is a formally trained public speaker with 25 years of experience in both the military and private sector.  He has spoken to audiences as large as 2,000 conveying his thoughts, intent, and goals to motivate listeners. Scott’s natural, outgoing style allows him to connect with audiences to share his experience.

Scott dedicates his time to travel to military bases, college programs, veteran organizations, corporate leadership conferences, Gold Star Mothers events, and a multitude of venues to share the story of his epic journey and struggles.  He is continually sought out to provide Professional Military Education to active duty units to speak on leadership and his combat experiences—and the importance of writing about them.

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 Huesing, Marine

Scott Huesing, Marine

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Scott Huesing Testimonials

Jack Coughlin

 GySgt USMC (Retired), Bronze Star Recipient Top-Ranked U.S. Marine Corps Sniper New York Times Best Selling Author - Shooter  

Scott Huesing has a command presence that is unrivaled. Whether leading his men in combat, mentoring young Marines or soldiers, or sharing his years of knowledge to help Veterans succeed - his energy and passion for helping others is what sets him apart from the pack.

Michelle Ginn

 Chief Executive Officer, Carlsbad Educational Foundation  

Scott Huesing commands a room, engaging the audience with riveting details and storytelling. His presence is authentic and relatable. In the end, you will find the experience inspirational and truly memorable.


Nick Velez

President and Co-Founder, Save the Brave Foundation Entrepreneur, Businessman, and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veteran

I have listened to Scott Huesing speak with passion and conviction for over a decade about leadership. His ability to connect with audiences of any kind is what sets him apart. His experiences and stories have an everlasting impact on those who are fortunate to listen to him speak.


Lieutenant General Gary L. Thomas

USMC Deputy Commandant of Programs and Resources United States Marine Corps  

Scott Huesing is a dynamic speaker with an incredible story to tell. Honest, forthright, and with a dry sense of humor, he is able to describe events in a way that paints a poignant picture of the tremendous sacrifices made by the best young people that our nation has to offer. You will enjoy listening to him, and you will be inspired by the Marines whose story he tells.

Colonel Marianne Waldrop, USMC, (Ret.), Ph.D.

 Leadership Development Practitioner, University of San Diego

 Scott Huesing's message struck deeply with his audience. Captivating for those who never served in the military. Refreshing and honestly spoken as only a combat veteran can deliver. Making a profound impression compelling me to connect with him after his presentation. A story told openly and down to earth for all to hear that made me want to hear more.

Pam Rogan

Lincoln High School, PA

Commanding and captivating...his delivery was nothing short of miraculous. Hundreds attended this outdoor event and one could literally hear a pin drop...clinging to his every word delivering a heartfelt story. A message undeniably relevant to what our beloved veterans experience. Scott Huesing's commitment to support Vets is irrefutable. Following his speech, Scott went out of his way to make a personal connection with those in attendance.