Military

Charles McGee on an airplane
Motivational Stories

Tuskegee Airman Celebrates 100th Birthday by Flying a Plane

The centenarian handled the takeoff and landing perfectly.

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Chris and Bear playing together.
Dogs

The Dog That Inspired a Puppy Rescue Mission

When Anna Chiasson’s fiancé brought a puppy home from Afghanistan, a journey began—for both Anna and the dog—and a bigger mission was born.

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An artist's rendering of three smiley faces in front of an airport.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Stuck On You

How this military family expresses their gratitude with a special token.

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Back from Beyond by Glenn Brymer
God's Grace

Back From Beyond: A Soldier's Near-Death Experience

This illustrated story depicts the unforgettable experience that transformed a solider's life.

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Veterans Day anniversary
Inspiring Stories

Veterans Day: A Time for Gratitude

My husband returned home from a yearlong deployment 15 years ago. On Veterans Day, I’m especially aware of how lucky we are.

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ILLUSTRATION BY BECCA STADTLANDER
Angels

A Christmas Tree at Easter?

Her family had a long tradition of celebrating the holiday whenever their military men came home.

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Col. Kathy Platoni, U.S. Army (Ret.)
Stories of Hope

10 Years After the Ft. Hood Shooting, She Helps Those Dealing with PTSD

This clinical psychologist was personally involved with two mass shootings: Fort Hood in 2009 and Dayton in 2019.

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Marine veteran and long-distance runner Micah Herndon
Military Outreach Stories

Micah Herndon on Training for the New York City Marathon

Marine veteran and long-distance runner Micah Herndon shares how he is preparing to compete in his first New York City marathon on November 3, 2019.

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An artist's rendering of soldier tying their sneakers.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: We Can Run The Whole Day Through

By shipping more than 600 sneakers to our troops, her efforts have supported soldiers in different locations.

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An artist' rendering of a young woman with a pirate hat writing a letter.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Write On, Matey!

How a character building veterans group helped children write creative and fascinating stories.

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