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.
Edie Melson's son Jimmy, in uniform, surrounded by his home front heroes.
Military Outreach Stories

Celebrating the Heroes on the Home Front

Behind every service man and woman are the multitudes who love and support them.

 

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Journal and pen.
Military Outreach Stories

30-Day Deployment Challenge–Operation Gratitude

When it comes to prayer, how to throw away the negative laundry list

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Edward Grinnan, editor-in-chief of Guideposts
Coping With Illness

The World Series, My Uncle and the Battle of the Bulge

How a relative struggled to survive the aftermath of war

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Bags packed for deployment
Military Outreach Stories

5 Things to Remember During Deployment

How to combat the fear and stress for military families at a tough time

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Guideposts: Tonia Sargent and her husband, Kenny
Military Outreach Stories

TBI: A Military Wife's Mission to Support Her Wounded Warrior

An inspiring story of a military wife finding strength in a different kind of war: helping her husband, a retired 21-year Marine veteran, deal with his traumatic brain injury.

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Rays of light piercing the sky.
Military Outreach Stories

Not a Place for a Military Mom to Dwell

When the gift of imagination becomes a liability, not an asset

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Edie Melson's daughter-in-law, Katie Melson
Military Outreach Stories

5 Lessons Learned from Our Marine Corps Son’s Wife

How a gentle spirit, quiet wisdom and sense of humor help a military family

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Bobby Henline
Military Outreach Stories

Revisiting Bobby Henline

A man who used humor and faith to overcome disfiguring injuries

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The eye of the storm
Military Outreach Stories

Into the Storms of Deployment

Doing God's will often means heading right into the teeth of danger

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Cadets march in precision on the Plain, West Point’s parade field.
Managing Life Changes

A Heavenly Retirement Send-off

An Army chaplain prays for some pomp and pageantry as he ends his military career.

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