Soldier

A soldier is a defender of our freedoms, and he or she is deserving of all our respect, admiration, and gratitude for being willing to sacrifice so much for us every day.
What we can learn from our veterans, sharing the words of retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis.
Military Outreach Stories

What We Can Learn from Veterans

Sharing the inspiring words of Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis for Veterans Day

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During Deployment, Ask for Help
Military Outreach Stories

During Deployment, Ask for Help

There's nothing normal about life when a loved one is deployed.

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God can lead us from a place of pain to passion, then purpose.
Military Outreach Stories

From Pain to Passion

If we let Him, God will take our pain and lead us to a place of purpose. 

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A worried mom travels to Japan to visit her military family and is reassured to find that God is everywhere.
Military Outreach Stories

God Is Everywhere

A worried mother finds her military family spiritually safe in a chapel far from home.

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Join Us for Veterans Day of Prayer
Prayer Stories

Join Us for Veterans Day of Prayer

Veterans Day of Prayer is November 11, 2015. Please join us and send a prayer request for our country's veterans, troops and loved ones.

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Finding the peace of God in life's storms.
Military Outreach Stories

Finding Peace in Life’s Storms

A military mom discovers that trying to weather stress and worry on her own is not the path to peace.

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For one tired military wife, Christmas came before Halloween.
Military Outreach Stories

When Christmas Came Before Halloween

For one exhausted military wife, Christmas joy and comfort arrived early.

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Guideposts: Randy Dexter and his service dog, Captain
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: Vet with PTSD Comforted by Therapy Dog

Struggling with PTSD and alcohol abuse, Iraq veteran Randy Dexter was desperate for help. Could a dog named Ricochet come to his rescue?

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A son's deployment triggers a military mom's emotional vertigo.
Military Outreach Stories

Deployment Distress

How a military mom regained her balance after her son was deployed

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Lt. Col. Evelyn Smith-Florence, U. S. Army (Ret.--center), mother of Guideposts editorial coordinator T. J. Barber
Military Outreach Stories

Guideposts: Veterans' Stories

Military outreach and supporting our troops has long been a key part of our mission here at Guideposts. With Veterans Day approaching, we're pleased to share with our readers these photographs of Guideposts employees and their relatives, who served our country with valor and distinction.

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