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.
A community Veterans Day event. Photo by Edie Melson.
Military Outreach Stories

Encourage Community Support for Our Military

5 tips to help your community grow in its support of military personnel

 
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Happy recipients of Operation Gratitude
Military Outreach Stories

Operation Gratitude: Support Our Military

How one woman has made it possible for all of us to thank our military men and women.

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Honoring those who serve on Veterans Day. Photo by Miflippo, Thinkstock.
Military Outreach Stories

A Veterans Day Challenge

This week we have the opportunity to honor that commitment to serve.

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Guideposts: A soldier in fatigues salutes the flag.
Angels

Earth Angels Who Support Our Veterans

Here are some organizations that provide assistance in a variety of ways to our wounded warriors and heroes who could use a hand. If you're looking to lend a hand, these groups are a good place to start.

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Michelle Cox's dad, second from left, and uncles in U.S. Navy uniforms.
Military Families

We Honor You

A family's military service–dad, uncles and aunt–prompts special gratitude for veterans.

 
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Ddoc at the Special Forces Canine monument, Fayetteville, NC. Photo courtesy o
Dogs

Our Heroic Military Working Dogs

This Veterans Day, take the time to remember our canine heroes as well.

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James Creamer - The Mysterious Voice That Saved a Soldier
God's Grace

The Mysterious Voice That Saved a Soldier

Two little words that changed my family forever…

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Edie's son Jimmy greeting his wife at the end of his deployment.
Military Outreach Stories

Fighting Fear at the End of a Deployment

The more I tried to dig myself out of the pit, the deeper I got.

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Edie's son, Jimmy, at Parris Island, SC, boot camp for Marines
Military Outreach Stories

What I Wish I’d Known Before Boot Camp

A military mom learns how to turn her child over to God

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A soldier hugs his daughter. Photo by videodet for Thinkstock, Getty Images.
Military Outreach Stories

No Man Left Behind

Sometimes we need to go the extra mile–several times–for military families.

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