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Self inflicted gunshot ends 2 hour stand off in 29 Palms

Early Tuesday morning, Marine Corps Base Twentynine Palms went on lockdown. This was a result of reported gunshots, suspected to be from an active shooter. A 2 hour interaction ensued after military law enforcement found the suspect on a nearby hillside. However, this ended with the Marine in question receiving a fatal self inflicted gunshot …

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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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Former SECNAV Modly spends $243k taking Guam trip, worth it?

Former acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly recently took a trip to Guam. This trip cost the US taxpayers $243,000 and arguably, it cost Modly his job. If you are not familiar with the bizarre story of the USS Roosevelt you can refresh yourself, here. After Captain Crozier was relieved of his command, Modly took a …

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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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Bill Withers, “Lean on me” singer, Navy vet passes away

Icon Bill Withers passed away in Los Angeles at the age of 81. This came as a result from heart complications, his family stated to the press. William (Bill) Harrison Withers Jr. enlisted in the U.S. Navy at the age of 17. Moreover, he was an aircraft mechanic, and served in various roles. After serving …

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How you can fight for the Toxic Exposure Bill

Following our coverage of January’s groundbreaking meeting, we recently met with Jon Stewart (formally of The Daily Show), and members of both Houses of Congress. The goal of this meeting was to further the draft of the Toxic Exposure Bill. Non-profit Burn Pit 360 told us they are hopeful this critical Bill will roll out in …

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Acquitted on both counts, see how the Senate voted

Today, the President was acquitted of both charges he faced in the impeachment process. Despite flipping some Republican votes, the Democrats failed to secure the needed “Guilty,” therefore ending the proceedings. This came the day after the President delivered the State of the Union, in front of the very Congress who voted to impeach him. …

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Shall not be infringed- Protest in Richmond update

On January 20, tens of thousands of people flooded Richmond, Virginia to protest proposed gun control legislation by the Governor of the State. The crazy part was thousands of them were armed. Estimates place the number over 22,000 protestors in the secure “gun-free” zone around the Capitol and 10,000 or more armed citizens outside the …

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The Dream Lives On: A tribute to MLK

On August 28, 1963 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C., Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed his speech to 250,000 people of all races, ethnicities and backgrounds.  This legend of a man shook the nation with four words in his speech, “I have a DREAM.”  January 20 is a day of unification, otherwise …

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