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Financial planning for military families
Military Outreach Stories

5 Ways Military Families Can Get Smart About Finances

When it comes to financial planning, there are special programs that offer benefits.

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4 things a military mom should avoid
Military Outreach Stories

4 Things a Military Mom Should Avoid

Sometimes skirting certain situations can help you stay strong and hopeful.

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Military Families

Learning to Embrace Change in a New Season

A military mom admires her son's transition from recruit to full-fledged U.S. Marine.

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Call for help
Military Families

A Military Family Calls in Reinforcements

Sometimes, in the middle of a spiritual war zone, you need to pick up the phone for help.

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How to support a military spouse
Military Outreach Stories

Challenges of a Military Spouse

Whether their loved one is on active duty, in the reserves or deployed, the spouse at home needs special consideration, too.

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Feeding a son returning from military deployment
Military Outreach Stories

Feeding My Son

A military mom better understands God’s generosity as she welcomes home her deployed son.

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Working parent
Military Families

On Working Parents Day, Don’t Forget Military Families

How you can help parents in your community who also serve in the military or the reserves.

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Proud military family
Military Outreach Stories

Beyond Fear–Finding Pride and Peace

Military moms experience a wave of emotions when their children enlist. Here are a few.

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Military Families

Feeling God’s Love on 9/11

A military mom remembers a day that changed her family’s life.

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Parents of a soldier
Military Outreach Stories

How a Military Mom Learned to Trust God

When a son enlists, a mother’s urge to be in control is challenged.

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