Charlotte Reavis

Charlotte is a Co-Editor for American Grit. She also currently serves as a Public Affairs NCO in the U.S. Army Reserve. She has 15 years in, deployed three times so far and is working toward retirement.

Charlotte Reavis
Vanessa Guillen

What the F*ck Fort Hood, Part 1- Vanessa Guillen

We were originally going to write a piece giving you all of the known facts regarding Vanessa Guillen and her disappearance. Quite frankly, you’ve probably already seen the numerous headlines talking about it, especially in the last 48 hours. But we still have questions and we are demanding answers. We FIRST mentioned Vanessa’s name on …

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Allen

1Lt Kenneth Allen identified as pilot killed in crash

Yesterday we learned an F-15 fighter jet crashed over the North Sea, off the coast of England.  We have since found out 1Lt. Kenneth Allen did not survive the crash. This incident is still under investigation. Col. Will Marshall, the commander of the 48th Fighter Wing, released a statement confirming the incident, along with Allen’s …

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An update to H.R. 5717- Is it still looming?

A couple months ago, we wrote an article about H.R. 5717. In the article, we broke down some of the items the House Resolution mentions, while also asking our viewership interpretation about the matter. We did this in hopes you all would read not just the article, but the proposed legislation for yourself. Since then, …

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India-China border resolutions

For a little over a week there have been reports of conflicts and escalation of force at the India-China border. It appears the two countries are coming to a peaceful resolution. According to the Ministry of External Affairs for India, two military commanders met June 6 to “peacefully resolve the situation.” The two countries have …

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SpaceX

SpaceX- bringing the U.S. back to space and beyond

The SpaceX launch has been quite the buzz lately. Earlier today, two astronauts prepared to launch the first U.S. mission to space since 2011. Unfortunately, due to weather, the launch has been postponed until this Saturday, May 30. In 2011, the government made decisions to no longer fund U.S. missions into space. Some reasons included …

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The Ramp Ceremony never to be forgotten

It’s hard to write articles for Memorial Day, no matter how long you have been doing the job.  How do you put into words the respect and honor you want to convey to readers? Well, years ago, I wrote this poem after witnessing a ramp ceremony. For those that do not know what a ramp …

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Crazy Bety, a Tribute to Military Working Dogs lost

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance and reflection of service members lost. This Memorial weekend, we would like to pay a special tribute to lost military working dogs. One dog comes to mind in particular- Bety. As some of you know, Bety was recently on American Grit Live with Project K-9 Hero. Unfortunately soon …

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NAS Corpus shooting may be “terror related”

This morning, NAS Corpus released a statement saying an active shooter was in the vicinity of the base’s North Gate. They advised all personnel to go into a lockdown status. An hour later, they reported the shooter had been neutralized. Current reports state a vehicle attempted to speed through one of the base security gates. …

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Operation Hero partners with Pasha Mediterranean in San Antonio

Earlier last month, we published an article, here, talking about Grunt Style’s Operation Hero efforts.  The company continues to partner with local San Antonio and Chicago restaurants to provide meals to first responders, healthcare providers, law enforcement, EMS, and volunteers.  This Sunday May 3, Grunt Style will partner with Pasha Mediterranean Grill to provide approximately …

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