Even with the usual drowning of military news topics in circulation today, this last week has raised the bar considerably on how much horrible news can be crammed in such a small amount of time. Yemen, already awash in the humanitarian disasters caused by the Saudi / UAE / US campaign to remove the Houthis, found a new low this week as Yemeni citizens fled the new drive to retake the both the port and airport in Hodeidah. The Supreme Court demonstrates its very pointed lack of democratic principles as it voted down cases on both labor rights and President Trump’s Muslim ban, to only name a few. And poor Reality Winner receives her sentence for whistleblowing, to the tune of 63 months in federal prison and 3 years supervised release.
Grab a pillow case or a paper bag to scream into, because I think you’ll need it.
5:16 – UAE backed militia forces fight to retake Hodeidah port in Yemen from the Houthis
15:11 – Supreme Court gives 5-4 vote in favor of the Muslim ban
26:50 – Reality Winner makes plea deal, sentenced to 63 months in federal prison
37:54 – Maintaining two full brigades as a ‘deterrent’ to Russia
Fortress On A Hill (FOH) Podcast
Or subscribe with your favorite app by using the address below
Enjoy the show?! Please leave us a review right here.
Got news to share about our military or veterans?! Or just need to cuss at us for a bit?! Contact us direct by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Leave us a voicemail at 860-598-0570. We might even play it on the podcast!!!
Not a contributor on Patreon? You’re missing out on amazing bonus content! Sign up to be one of our contributors today! – www.patreon.com/fortressonahill
A special thanks to our honorary producers Matthew Hoh and Will Ahrens!! Without you guys, we couldn’t continue our work. Thank you both so much!!!
Facebook – Fortress On A Hill
Twitter – Fortress On A Hill
Soundcloud – Fortress On A Hill
FOH is hosted, written, and produced by Chris ‘Henri’ Henrikson and Danny Sjursen
Cover and website art designed by Brian K. Wyatt Jr. of B-EZ Graphix Multimedia Marketing Agency in Tallehassee, FL
Music provided royalty free by Bensound.com
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.Follow FOH on Social Media