A former senior drill instructor at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island is likely to face a court martial after being charged with drunken driving, unauthorized absence, making a false official statement and violating a general order, the Marine Corps Times is reporting.
Sgt. Maj. Mark Kellison faces charges under the Uniform Code of Military Justice for violations of Article 111, drunken or reckless operation of a vehicle; Article 86, absence without leave; Article 107, false official statement; and Article 92, violating a regulation or order, according to a court docket.
According to his official biography, Kellison, a 28-year-veteran of the Corps enlisted in 1980 and served as a drill instructor and later as a senior DI at Parris Island in the mid 1980s.
He most recently served as the sergeant major of Headquarters and Headquarters Squadron at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar in San Diego.