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A Memorial Day Perspective

Memorial Day is again upon us, and the current abnormalities of our lives notwithstanding, the deep emotions and memories of our fallen are felt by many of us.  Also present during Memorial Day are the awkward moments and conversations. We see and hear: “Don’t thank me for my service,” “This is about the ones who never made it back,” …

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day traditions: a solemn reflection

Memorial Day is typically a day of reflection and traditions. Many reach out to old comrades in arms to reminisce over those lost. Reunions typically consist of raised glasses to toast the memory of the honored dead. However, this year will be vastly different. This year we must dig deeper to find the resolve to …

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The 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month

“…I suddenly noticed that I could hear water dripping off a bush next to me.  Our guns stopped—and no shells were coming on us.  It seemed mysterious, queer, unbelievable.  All the men knew what the silence meant, but nobody shouted or threw his hat in the air…” – Brig. Gen. Stanhope Bayne-Jones, U.S. Army medical officer …

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Halloween Thoughts…

Look, people generally fall into three categories when it comes to Halloween. They either love it, hate it, or are completely indifferent about it. If you’re something other than that, then like don’t read this because it doesn’t apply to you. But here is some friendly advice from us here at American Grit regarding Halloween. …

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At The Gym

We are two weeks into the new year and we’re certain that many people are still enduring the massive crowds of people frequenting their gym/fitness center/athletic club. Among the crowd, there are people who have never once stepped foot in the gym. How do we know? We watch the videos on Facebook of people making …

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Have You Heard

Have you heard for real though? In case you were feeling like there was nothing for people to buy for you for Christmas, there is hope for you yet. Brownells in their infinite wisdom and we’re not being sarcastic, this was spot on perfectly done. In fact, before we say what it is that Brownells …

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