Military

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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Military Chaplain prays with troops in Afghanistan
Military Outreach Stories

The Importance of Military Chaplains

In honor of Military Chaplains Week, we take a look at all that military chaplains do for soldiers—from prayer to counseling and more.

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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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Mysterious Ways: Divine Guidance from a Heavenly Wingman
Military Outreach Stories

Mysterious Ways: Divine Guidance from a Heavenly Wingman

Thanks to some well-timed instructions from an unexpected voice, an Air Force fighter pilot escapes trouble over Vietnam.

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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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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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