American Grit

The Road to Mammoth: Getting Good DOPE Part 2

Welcome back! Part one taught us the importance of accurately measuring data from your rifle. Subsequently, Chris will give us the necessary next steps to ensure your freedom seeds land exactly where you intend to plant them. DOPE is on the brain today friends. Confirm the firing solution accuracy at supersonic and into transonic By now, …

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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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Fitness

Women take on the Army Combat Fitness Test

October 2020 is fast approaching and with it, the reign of the Army Combat Fitness Test. The new age and gender-neutral fitness assessment takes over as the test of record as we enter the new fiscal year.  Soldiers are reacting to its implementation in a variety of ways. Some are excited for a more comprehensive …

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jack lucas

Jack Lucas: The MOH recipient who jumped on two grenades, and lived

There are many unbelievable, but true, stories from our nation’s heroes. One such story is that of Jacklyn Harrell “Jack” Lucas. He was born in Plymouth, North Carolina in 1928. The attack on Pearl Harbor changed Jack’s life forever. He wanted to serve his country, but at the time he was too young. Being only …

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Street Grit: Center for the Intrepid Air Rifle Competition

A couple of weeks ago, Street Grit went out to the Center for the Intrepid Air Rifle shooting competition, held at Churchill High School in San Antonio.  There, we watched competitors shoot at a target roughly the size of a quarter.  At least, it seemed that way.  This competition was set up by Center for …

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What in the 2A, Virginia!?!

We recently got wind of the gun debacle going on in Virginia and it’s making us raise our eyebrow.  Ultimately, a certain state govern….ment…. employee is making statements about legislation they are currently writing to have all ‘assault weapons’ banned from the state.  This is causing so much chaos that multiple VA counties are declaring …

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Alaska HS is a (meat) cut above the rest

When you think of Alaska, you probably don’t realize up to 70% of the state is completely uninhabited, except of course, for wildlife.  So, what’s the point?  Well, recently an article was published about an Alaskan high school teacher who brought a moose he hunted to the class, then taught his students to butcher the …

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