Military

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
Military Outreach Stories

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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Gift list for soldiers. Photo by Jason Swarr for Thinkstock, Getty Images.
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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Stacy L. Pearsall: The Faces of Courage

After returning from Iraq and retiring from the Air Force, combat photographer Stacy Pearsall devoted herself to creating portraits of her fellow veterans. Listen as she discusses these inspiring photographs. Read Stacy's story!

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Veteran Jas Boothe in her Army uniform
Military Outreach Stories

American Hero: Jas Boothe Fights for Homeless Women Veterans

Army veteran Jas Boothe's non-profit, Final Salute, has helped over 300 homeless women vets and their children

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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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Guideposts: Clifford Bruton and his friend, Willie
Military Outreach Stories

Our Returning Troops: Back on Track, Thanks to a Therapy Horse

Meet Clifford Bruton, a retired 20-year Navy veteran who discovered a new purpose in the last place he ever expected.

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Matt Zeller (left) and Janis Shinwari
Friends

A Friendship Forged Under Fire

Matt Zeller and Janis Shinwari describe how they forged such a strong bond in Afghanistan.

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