American Grit Stories

Matthew Axelson: Brother’s Keeper


August 10, 2018

The ill-fated mission that saw the life of Matthew Axelson come to an unfortunate but heroic end and also claimed … continue reading

United We Stand


August 9, 2018

September 11th, 2001. December 7th, 1941. April 12th, 1861. April 19th, 1775. Through it all, united we stand. All of … continue reading

Brian Chontosh: Any Means Necessary


August 8, 2018

Who knows the story of Brian Chontosh? If you’re a Marine you’d better know. Brian exemplified exactly how a junior … continue reading

Joe Hooper: Troublemakers Make the Best Killers


August 6, 2018

Holy shit guys. Joe Hooper should start a farm because he’s so good at planting bodies. It would be a … continue reading

James Williams: All of the valor


August 3, 2018

The numbers of men who have earned the Medal of Honor are relatively small. Same goes for the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy … continue reading

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