Desert Deserter

Blackfive has the bizarre story of SSG Camilo Mejia, an infantry squad leader with the Florida National Guard who deserted his unit in Iraq and is now suing for consciencious objector status.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.