Deployment

Care packages

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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Burn Pits 360: NDAA 2020 just the beginning

On Tuesday, we had Rosie Torres with Burn Pits 360 Veterans Organization on a special American Grit Live.  There, we talked about the NDAA 2020 getting approved and what it means for the fight against burn pits.  Burn Pits 360 is currently working with Jon Stewart, several Veteran Service Organizations, and Grunt Style to come …

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division

1st Infantry Division to Send 500 Soldiers to Iraq

500 Soldiers from the Big Red One will deploy to Iraq this fall, the Army said on Friday. They will support Operation Inherent Resolve out of Fort Riley, Kansas.  They will be replacing soldiers from the 101st Airborne Division in Combined Joint Forces Land Component Command-Iraq. The Screaming Eagle soldiers have been in Iraq since …

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