Tune in to the latest American Maritime Podcast for a timely conversation about the importance of American Maritime to America’s national security. AMP Secretary and Treasurer Sara Fuentes interviews Dr. Sal Mercogliano, associate professor of History at Campbell University in North Carolina where he teaches courses in World Maritime History and Maritime Security. He is also an adjunct professor with the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. A former merchant mariner, he sailed and worked ashore for the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command.
Key topics include:
- The historical importance of a strong American Maritime
- Why the Jones Act is key to US national security
- What would happen if the Jones Act went away