American Grit Stories

The Ghost of Veterans Past


December 26, 2019

Once upon a time, there was a salty ass Staff Sergeant who tormented all the soldiers around him.  Not a … continue reading

Children’s Rescue Initiative


November 8, 2019

For the most part, in the United States, when tragedy strikes, there are systems in place (albeit not perfect systems, … continue reading

“Company!”


September 9, 2019

  Is the “Company” the Marine Corps’ next ultimate unit?   The origins of the Marine Corps’ small unit doctrine. … continue reading

The “General’s Armada”- One of the most brilliant Naval campaigns and the Marine who led it.


August 2, 2019
Joseph Medina

To say that Brigadier General Joseph Medina (USMC Retired) has warrior blood would be an understatement. His father managed to … continue reading

Remembering a Giant of the Corps


June 28, 2019

Battalion Commanders are never the same after learning of the loss of any of their Marines, a feeling that literally … continue reading

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