Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast
By Chris Henrikson / Danny Sjursen
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As Americans, we are proud of our military and the men and women that make it up, but how much do we really know about what happens in the military? Why is the war in Afghanistan still going on 17 years after 9/11? Are the budget increases proposed by President Trump needed for military readiness? Which MRE tastes the most like human food and which tastes like the inside of a rusted battery? These are simply a a few of the questions we aim to ask. Please join our hosts, Chris 'Henri' Henrikson and Danny Sjursen, as they discuss the state of our military, a deep look at its history, and the principles that have pushed our country into unending war.
||CleanEp 9.0 – Interview with Iona Craig at the Intercept – Part 2 - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Here’s Part 2 of our in-depth interview with Iona Craig of The Intercept on all things Yemen. Thanks to Iona for taking so much time to talk with us and sitting in on some of our headlines. We also dig into the recent news involving denied claims fo||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8.5 – Interview with Iona Craig of The Intercept – Part 1 on Yemen - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Journalism commitment comes in a variety of forms. I’ve spent a lot of my time searching and reading news from all kinds of sources. And as such, I read a lot of the same journalists, sometimes even at different outlets.||3/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp. 8.0 – Africa under the microscope - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||In Ep 8.0, Danny and Henri take the FOH lens back to Africa, as they attempt to make sense of new information (and lack thereof) on both the Niger ambush and the overall AFRICOM mission. They also dig into new developments involving foreign born servi||3/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Ep 1 – American adventures in militarism - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Here is our first bonus episode!! This one first appeared on Patreon only, but Danny and I wanted you all to have a chance to see a bonus episode without paying. Enjoy!!! Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here.||3/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7.5 – Bombs, bullets, and bandages in a global market – the military industrial complex - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Our national defense is an important subject for every American. And certainly, not the least of which is how our capitalist society supports and enables our military, spending billion of dollars on troops and equipment,||2/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7.0 – Iranian protests and the hatred of Tom Cotton - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||This week, we take a look at a new report on Veterans Affairs (VA) mental health care from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, then discuss a story about Senator Tom Cotton and his war mongering policies along with a breakdow.||2/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6.5 – 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive – lessons of Vietnam revisited - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||We recently passed the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive. As such a pivotal point in time to understand, we continue our sit down with COL (ret) Greg Daddis and discuss the factors that led to America’s losses in Vietnam and how those lessons ar||2/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6.0 - Interview with COL Greg Daddis, professor and West Point Historian - Part 1 - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||It’s interview time today!!!! We present part 1 of our sitdown with COL Greg Daddis. COL Daddis is the expert’s expert on Vietnam and today we will discuss the lessons from Vietnam that can be applied to the endless warfare our country wages.||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5.5 - White supremacy in the US military - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Prior to the election of Donald Trump, white supremacy didn’t seem to be an issue of great concern. Despite record increases in people joining white nationalist groups during Barack Obama’s time in office, it still wasn’t something that seemed ter||1/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5.0 – Gold star families be damned – using veterans and their families as props - Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast||Memes are as prevalent today as tear-off apartment flyers and peg message boards once were before the Internet existed. As veterans, we find that our community has a lot of memes created around it, many not even made by veterans in the first place.||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Amazing podcast. As a veteran myself, of both OIF and OEF, I deeply appreciate your efforts to educate the public, and support our veterans by speaking the truth about the realities of military service in today’s environment. Thank you for your what you are doing, and I look forward to what is coming.
Very well informed and engaging
The host are fantastic and very well informed. The best part is that they don’t veer into crazy political partisanship. Highly recommend.