Manage episode 339741754 series 2397984
Here’s part 2 of our discussion with Camilo Mejia, this one focusing much more on Nicaragua, the history of the Sandinista movement, and the many ways U.S. hybrid warfare affects it all.
Road from Ar Ramadi: The Private Rebellion of Sergeant Camilo Mejia: https://amzn.to/3e94sMy
Camilo Mejia was born in Nicaragua but moved to the US as an adolescent. Shortly after graduating from high school, after only two college semesters, he joined the U.S. Military and was eventually deployed to Iraq in 2003. After five months in active combat, including posts in Baghdad, al Haditha, al Assad, and al Ramadi he was sent home on leave, where he recognized and publicly condemned the Iraq war as criminal and immoral. He was subsequently court-martialed and charged with desertion, and sent to serve nine months of incarceration at Fort Sill in Oklahoma. Mejia lives in Miami and continues to actively speak out against U.S. imperialism.
We’re now on Telegram!!!! Please come join us and talk about militarism and anti-imperialism: https://t.me/fortressonahill
Main website: https://www.fortressonahill.com
Let me guess. You’re enjoying the show so much, you’d like to leave us a review?! https://lovethepodcast.com/fortressonahill
Email us at email@example.com
Check out our online store on Spreadshirt.com. T-shirts, cell phone covers, mugs, etc.: https://bit.ly/3qD63MW
Not a contributor on Patreon? You’re missing out on amazing bonus content! Sign up to be one of our patrons today! – https://www.patreon.com/fortressonahill
A special thanks to our Patreon honorary producers – Fahim Shirazee, James O’Barr, James Higgins, Eric Phillips, Paul Appell, Julie Dupris, Thomas Benson, Janet Hanson, Tristan Oliver, Daniel Fleming, Michael Caron, Zach H, Ren Jacob, Howard Reynolds, Rick Coffey, and the Statist Quo Podcast. You all are the engine that helps us power the podcast. Thank you so much!!!
Not up for something recurring like Patreon, but want to give a couple bucks?! Visit https://paypal.me/fortressonahill to contribute!!
Fortress On A Hill is hosted, written, and produced by Chris ‘Henri’ Henrikson, Danny Sjursen, Keagan Miller, and Jovanni Reyes. https://bit.ly/3yeBaB9
Intro / outro music “Fortress on a hill” written and performed by Clifton Hicks. Click here for Clifton’s Patreon page: https://bit.ly/3h7Ni0Z
Cover and website art designed by Brian K. Wyatt Jr. of B-EZ Graphix Multimedia Marketing Agency in Tallehassee, FL: https://bit.ly/2U8qMfn
Note: The views expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts alone, expressed in an unofficial capacity, and do not reflect the official policy or position of the Department of the Army, Department of Defense, or the U.S. government.