book review

Helmand

The Sun Rises in Helmand: An award winning book of war poetry

“Welcome to Helmand. The leg lottery.” Helmand, Afghanistan was one of the bloodiest provinces of Operation Enduring Freedom. Improvised explosive devices were rampant, robbing young Marines of life and limb. In particular, the cities of Sangin and Marjah were viciously brutal. If you are unfamiliar with those battles, they highlight the very definition of American …

The Sun Rises in Helmand: An award winning book of war poetry Read More »

An Interview with the former Marine Raider Regiment CO

American Grit had the opportunity to speak with Retired USMC Col. Andrew Milburn. The former head of the Marine Corps’ Special Operations Regiment talked to us about his soon-to-be released book “When the Tempest Gathers,” his 3 decades of service that took him from Mogadishu to the war against ISIS, and why Marines are so …

An Interview with the former Marine Raider Regiment CO Read More »