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How Veterans can make extra money during COVID-19

During the midst of the global pandemic, there are about 30 million Americans claiming unemployment. However, the world is still turning, and it’s hard to keep up. Inherently, the know-how to keep yourself afloat will allow you to push to the next objective. Here are some quick tips for Veterans to consider that will help …

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Stephen B. Lewis

A Servant to a Mission

Stephen B. Lewis Here at American Grit, we aim to share stories exactly that-American Grit. Stories of courage, commitment, and sacrifice. Often times those stories are about those in uniform in distant lands. However, we also recognize the many stories of “Grit” that happen everyday across the American citizenry. One such story is the story of …

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Piles of bricks mysteriously appear in protests

Major cities across the country have seen the appearance of mysterious piles of bricks. Undoubtedly, these were placed by some entity to insight violence during civil rights protests. Store fronts and police officers have been struck by these. Even police horses have been wounded by objects thrown by assailants. There are two major theories behind …

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Preparing the next generation for military service

The most frequent question we get from younger patriots relates to advice for joining and service requirements for the military. Whether you’re about to join, or know someone who is, good insight can set you on the best path. Is the military the right choice? Inherently, the military is not for everyone. That’s part of …

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Harvard offering free online courses: Here’s the catch

Harvard University is famous for being among the most difficult colleges to get into. Recently, the Ivy League university began offering free online courses. Many jumped at the opportunity thinking they would earn a free degree from the prestigious institution. However, there are a few things you should be aware of. The Harvard online catalog …

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Scammers steal service member’s pictures to con singles

Type the name “Mike Sency” into the app TikTok. You will find over 3 dozen profiles bearing the same likeness. That just accounts for ones using the real Mike Sency’s exact name, not for the countless scammers using his picture with a fake name. This happens frequently to Mike, and many others. These pictures are …

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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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200k sign petition to reinstate Navy Capt Crozier

“Keeping over 4,000 young men and women on board the TR is an unnecessary risk and breaks faith with those Sailors entrusted to our care,” Captain Brett Crozier wrote in a letter to Navy brass. This letter was leaked and published by the San Francisco Chronicle. Subsequently, Capt Crozier was fired as the commander of …

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Civilians now understand mass punishment

Many of us have stayed home and practiced social distancing. However, because of those who did not, the whole country feels like it received an Article 15 or NJP, the military’s form of legal punishment. Military members have long known mass punishment. Now others know what it feels like to have their freedoms taken away …

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Veteran owned businesses at risk

Veterans become entrepreneurs at a much higher rate than most other groups. Many troops get out and start a business based on their passions. These entrepreneurs use this as an opportunity to employ other Veterans. Recent events are putting Veteran owned businesses at risk. If we don’t act now, some companies may not be there …

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