Schutte
Schutte
Lieutenant Colonel Michael E. Schutte assumed duties as Commanding Officer with the 2nd Recruit Training Battalion Marine Recruit Depot at Parris Island, S.C. on June 28, 2013.

He commands one of the three battalions responsible for training all new male Marine Corps recruits east of the Mississippi. Within his battalion there are four companies, with each company containing an average of six platoons, each made up of 60 to 80 recruits per platoon.

Schutte is a 1987 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. He is also a graduate of the University of Evansville. He is the son of Max and Ruby Schutte of New Albany.

He and his wife Kristen, and their daughters Abigail and Elinor, now reside in Parris Island, S.C.