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
Syria

What’s going on in Syria these days?

While the news has focused elsewhere, many things are still happening around the world and in our current conflict areas.  One such area happens to be Syria.  The conflict there has recently seen an uptick in action, despite everything going on. In the last 24 hours, two strikes have happened- making three total strikes in …

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Red Cross

The Legacy of Clara Barton: American Red Cross Founder

According to redcross.org, the American Red Cross responds to over 60,000 disasters a year.  Last year, the organization says it served more than 8.4 million snacks and meals.  The American Red Cross is an organization many, including the military, rely on in desperate and disastrous times. While the American Red Cross has its own legacy; …

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Iranian Navy attempts to harrass US Navy

Yesterday, the U.S. Navy’s 5th Fleet released photos and video of Iranian Naval boats getting close to them.  The event happened in international waters off the North Arabian Gulf. In the photos and video, you see several speed boat-looking vessels coming up very quickly to the much larger U.S. Naval ships.  You can also see there …

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Taliban walks out of meeting, Afghan gov’t release 100 prisoners

Sometimes we wonder if the movie “Groundhog Day” was foreshadowing 2020. On today’s American Grit Live, we spoke about how the Taliban walked out of peace talks with the Afghan government. Well, less than an hour later, the headlines show 100 Taliban prisoners were released. Less than a month ago, we wrote a piece, here, …

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Operation Hero promotes commUNITY giving

Last week, Grunt Style began advertising their new campaign- Operation Hero.  Like many companies during this time, Grunt Style is looking for ways they can give back to their community.  With Operation Hero, they have found a way to allow their customers to give back as well. Part of the campaign allows customers purchasing their …

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How to stay sane during COVID-19

All around us, locations are closing rapidly in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19.  Restaurants, museums, parks, and retail businesses are all closing their doors.  So how do you stay active and sane for the next few weeks? For starters, it’s not the end of the world.  While it may seem like our …

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