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

Misinformation is the enemy Winning

The advancements of technology have impacted day-to-day life greatly.  Gigabytes of both information and misinformation are available at the tips of your fingers.  Less than two decades ago if you wanted information, you had to search for it.  Newspapers, libraries, annual encyclopedia sets and so much more have been replaced with the power of the …

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BREAKING- Rockets land in Baghdad Green Zone today

Less than 24 hours after missile attacks at Al-Asad and Erbil, it has been reported that two or three rockets have landed in the Baghdad Green Zone.  Once again, there are no reported injuries or damages.  The area is said to have several international embassies, to include one for the United States. It is not currently …

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Iran missiles- Act of attention over act of retaliation?

Now that the dust has settled, we are able to review more information on the missile attacks from Iran.  First and foremost, we are relieved to hear there were no American, Coalition, or Iraqi casualties.  According to the President’s statement this morning, only minimal damage was sustained to the bases.  The President went on to …

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BREAKING- Iran firing missiles on US bases in Iraq

6:30pm CST initial report- A couple of hours ago, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps of Iran claimed responsibility for firing missiles into at least two Iraqi bases. Here’s what we know so far- At least 10 missiles hit inside Al Assad Possibly 20 casualties Erbil was possibly hit as well Alarms in Taji Air Base went …

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Burn Pits 360: NDAA 2020 just the beginning

On Tuesday, we had Rosie Torres with Burn Pits 360 Veterans Organization on a special American Grit Live.  There, we talked about the NDAA 2020 getting approved and what it means for the fight against burn pits.  Burn Pits 360 is currently working with Jon Stewart, several Veteran Service Organizations, and Grunt Style to come …

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Don’t Mess with Texans, they shoot back

How many times does the lesson need to be learned?  You do not attempt a mass shooting in Texas, especially now.  New laws passed in September 2019 that, instead of tightening gun laws, have loosened them.  Thus allowing church members who have their concealed license to carry. On Sunday, a man shot and killed two …

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The Ghost of Veterans Past

Once upon a time, there was a salty ass Staff Sergeant who tormented all the soldiers around him.  Not a single Private was spared.  The soldiers worked all hours of the day and night, ensuring Staff Sergeant always had hot coffee and dip.  Staff was known for hazing soldiers, even if it wasn’t ‘acceptable’ anymore.  …

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I’m not a Grinch I swear!

Ahhh Christmas and the holiday season has arrived. Well, it’s more than arrived, it’s here!  All around me everyone is in a hurry! Hustling and bustling to buy presents, get to parties, more presents, hang lights, put up trees and then some. For a couple of weeks now everyone around me has been talking about …

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Street Grit: Center for the Intrepid Air Rifle Competition

A couple of weeks ago, Street Grit went out to the Center for the Intrepid Air Rifle shooting competition, held at Churchill High School in San Antonio.  There, we watched competitors shoot at a target roughly the size of a quarter.  At least, it seemed that way.  This competition was set up by Center for …

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