Uncommon Grounds: Thomas Schueman [Coffee with Writers]

In this series, we sat down with Thomas Schueman and discussed his passion for literature. Specifically, we talked about when writing became an outlet for him, the relationship between literature & leadership, his go-to recommendations for his peers and students, and the responsibility of a leader and writer.

Major Thomas Schueman was born in Chicago, Illinois, and commissioned in the Marine Corps in May of 2008. He Currently serves as an English Instructor at the United States Naval Academy. Tom deployed to Helmand Province, Afghanistan as both a platoon commander with 3rd Battalion 5th Marines and as a JTAC with the Afghan National Army's 1/215th Reconnaissance Company. He later served as the Director of Combat Instructor School at SOI-W and as the Company Commander of Lima Company, 3rd Battalion 4th Marines, where he deployed to Darwin, Australia. Tom holds a Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University and a Master of Arts from Georgetown. He is Married to Andrea Schueman and has a two-year-old daughter, Amelia.

This series is sponsored by the folks at Black Rifle Coffee Company.

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  • Wow this is amazing, the changes you guys are making in people’s lives is game changing. The impact is breathtaking.
    Thank you will never be enough! You helped save their lives!


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