Military

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Military Families

Honoring Memorial Day at a Beloved Cemetery

Cemeteries are as full of life as they are of death. Here’s why.

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Robert Nore (right) and his son Son Vo
Family

46 Years Later, a Heartwarming Father-Son Reunion

He'd long thought nothing good had come from his Vietnam experience. Forty-six years later, an e-mail proved him wrong.

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Military Families

10 Memorial Day Quotes That Honor America's Fallen Heroes

Memorial Day is a time of remembrance for those who bravely sacrificed their lives serving our country and protecting our freedom. Here are ten of our favorite quotes to help honor and remember these heroes on this important day.

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Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country
Motivational Stories

Why a Veteran and His Remarkable Dog Traveled Across the Country

When his dog was diagnosed with cancer, Rob Kugler left his life behind for an epic road trip.

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Military Outreach Stories

Veteran Amputee Kirstie Ennis Prepares to Summit Everest

The Marine veteran, who suffered a life-altering injury while serving in Afghanistan, is days away from her goal.  

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Baptism aboard a Navy Ship
Stories of Faith

How an Easter Baptism Occurred in the Most Surprising Place

On Resurrection Sunday, a Navy chaplain conducts a baptism aboard the USS Arlington in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Cody holding his feline friend, Nina.
Cats

Exactly the Cat This Military Family Needed

Several deployments later, and still mourning the loss of a cat, this family found the love of a pet again.

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Arlinda Mitchell
Healing

For This Veteran Battling PTSD, Golf Proved to Be More Than a Game

She found the support and camaraderie she needed in a golf program for patriots.

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'West Point was a great place to be a kid,' Claire says.
Stories of Hope

How the Women of West Point Inspired Her

Growing up at the Academy, Claire Gibson met women who helped her face adult challenges

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Author Claire Gibson spent much of her youth residing at West Point
Travel

Tour West Point with a Woman Who Grew Up There

Claire Gibson, who spent much of her youth living with her family at West Point, talks about what makes the military academy such a special place.

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