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Firefighters now carry ballistic body armor

In the wake of the 2017 concert shooting in Las Vegas, America has grown colder. This attack saw over 500 people injured, or killed. Consequently, 12 off-duty firefighters were shot during that Las Vegas attack. Two were preforming CPR when struck by the gunman. Thankfully, all of the firefighters wounded survived. However, this began to …

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United We Stand: Moving Forward, Together

The country is in pain. Riots are burning business. Americans are fist-fighting in the streets over their political differences. Sensing the shifting tides, police officers are retiring in record numbers. All of this has been inflamed by a global pandemic that has changed our lives, it is easy to be worried. We all have seen …

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Fact Check: Does Insurance Cover Damage From Riots?

Call it civil disobedience, or call it riots. Either way, American business owners have paid a heavy price during this time. Citizens have resorted to inflicting chaos in their calls to reform. As a result, firefighters, and other first responders have been put in harm’s way. Some say that insurance will cover all the damages …

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Care packages: How to avoid common mistakes

Want to know a secret? Troops throw away a lot of things from care packages. This may be because they were damaged in shipping. Also, they might just not have the space for everything they receive. Sometimes we receive expired items, or things that are prohibited. However, it could be the contents just plain sucked. …

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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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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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