Military

Guideposts: Soldier praying, Bible in hand.
Military Outreach Stories

How to Pray for Our Soldiers—and Why

5 important ways to remember our military men and women in prayer

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Soldiers in Afghanistan
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8 Things I Wish I'd Done Before Deployment

How military families can get the support and help they need while their loved one is away

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Stones balancing in a stream
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Finding Balance During Deployment

Where to find calm when the storms of fear and chaos surround you.

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A soldier in camouflage fatigues reads the Holy Bible.
Military Outreach Stories

A Hero's Welcome: How to Become a Veteran-Friendly Congregation

Returning veterans don't always know where to turn for assistance, comfort and support. Here are some ways your church can help.

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Guideposts: Most of Jeffery Powell’s more than 700 Facebook friends are soldiers he served with.
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Veteran Suicide: How the Tragic Loss of One Life Was Averted

So many soldiers die by their own hands. Here's how Command Sgt. Maj. Jeffery Powell, a retired Army veteran, made a difference.

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Guideposts: Edie hugs her son Jimmy after his first deployment.
Military Outreach Stories

Helping Military Families: 7 Helpful Tips

From donating hotel points to giving a movie gift card, here are 7 ways you can help out.

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Eddie Rickenbacker
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Guideposts Classics: Eddie Rickenbacker on Helping Others

In this story from March 1945, the very first issue of Guideposts, the fighter pilot and war hero shares lessons he learned from life's struggles.

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Guideposts: Army Rangers scramble up a hillside during the bloody Italian campaign of 1943.
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: A WWII Vet Opens Up About Survivor Guilt

Longtime Guideposts contributor John Sherrill, a veteran of World War II, opens up for the first time about his battlefield experiences and his post-war struggles.

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Military Outreach Stories

A Military Christmas: 15 Gifts to Send a Soldier

Is a friend or loved one deployed? It's time to pack those Christmas boxes.

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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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