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.
Guideposts: Brian and Kayla
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: A Marriage That Overcame PTSD and TBI

The man she fell in love with while they were both stationed in Iraq was struggling with PTSD and the aftermath of a traumatic brain injury. Could they progress beyond their caregiver-patient roles?

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This puppy showers her owner with kisses.
Dogs

An Ecstatic Reunion

Watch this puppy shower her owner with kisses when he returns after six months away.

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Guideposts: Matt Zeller with his friend and interpreter, Janis
Friends

Our Returning Troops: Rescuing His Brother in Arms

Matt Zeller's Afghani interpreter, Janis, saved his life. Now it was his turn to return the favor.

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Guideposts: Marci Seither and her sons when they were younger
Military Outreach Stories

A Military Mom's Mission: Stay Positive

Marci Seither helped her son stay positive while his brother was deployed on a dangerous mission.

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Guideposts: Iraq veteran and standup comedian Bobby Henline
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: Bobby Henline's Inspiring Comedy

What he went through in Iraq was no laughing matter, but laughter is what saved him.

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Outreach Ministries blogger Edie Melson's Marine son, Jimmy, and dog Seger
Dogs

A Soldier's Canine Hero

We loved visiting on base so we could watch the relationship between our Marine son and this amazing animal...

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Richard H. Schneider, Guideposts Roving Editor
Military Outreach Stories

The U.S.S. General Harry Taylor: The Answer to a Soldier's Prayer

A World War II veteran remembers the troop carrier that brought him safely home.

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Chaplain Kenneth Sampson, US Army (Ret.)
Request Prayer

Join Us for Military Day of Prayer

Send a prayer request for our country's servicemembers and their loved ones.

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Guideposts: A closeup shot of a soldier's hand clasping his wife's hand
Military Outreach Stories

For Military Families, 5 Ways to Cope While They're Away

Having a loved one sent to war can be difficult for those left behind. These five tips from author Sara Horn will help you stay positive.

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Guideposts: Vietnam veteran Wayne Worden on his motorcyle
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: Rolling Thunder Brings a Soldier Home

Today our armed forces are being welcomed home warmly, but Wayne Worden fought in Vietnam, a war most people wanted to forget.

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