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"The First Time I Saw the Missionaries Was Through the Scope of My Rifle"

by Malcolm Leal, adapted from "Faith Among Shadows" | November 10, 2018 | Makes You Think

The first time I saw the LDS missionaries was through the scope of my sniper rifle—their white shirts strik...

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Latter-day Saint Father and Army Major Killed in Afghanistan

by Morgan Jones | November 3, 2018 | Mormon Life

U.S. Army Maj. Brent Taylor was the mayor of North Ogden, Utah, a father of seven, and a member of The Chur...

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Prisoner of War Shares How His Experiences in Vietnam Led Him to the Restored Gospel

by William Spencer, adapted from “Supersonic Saints: Thrilling Stories from LDS Pilots” | September 29, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I was a 29-year-old United States Air Force fighter pilot, hanging from a parachute, slowly descending into...

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How One Air Force Pilot Learned the Power of Standing Up for His Values

by Brock Booher | September 3, 2018 | Makes You Think

I was fresh out of U.S. Air Force pilot training, struggling to find my place as the new guy in my first fi...

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Mortars and Miracles: Faith-Filled Stories of Mormons in the Military

by LDS Living Staff | July 4, 2018 | Mormon Life

Shortly after arriving in Vietnam as an Air Force pilot, Larry Chesley looked around at the other airmen in...

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Powerful Stories of Military Service from the First Presidency

by Danielle B. Wagner | Mormon Life

Many of our prophets and apostles have served in their respective country's military, including each member...

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10 Ways to Support Military Families in Your Ward

by Alexis Sanders | Mormon Life

In the ranks of today’s Latter-day Saints, there are thousands who serve in the armed forces. Here are 10 w...

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6 Stories of Faith from Soldiers on the Front Lines and Their Families

by Chad S. Hawkins | Makes You Think

Whether on the home front or the front lines, many LDS military families are making great sacrifices on beh...

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Mormon with Rare Disease Gets Surprise from Soldiers on Special Mission

by Deseret News | Mormon Life

After a rare disease derailed Talan Summers's plans to join the military and turned his life into a constan...

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Watch: LDS 14-Year-Old Creates Emotional Music Video Honoring Dad and All Veterans

by LDS Living Staff | Videos Mormon Life

In a video posted to YouTube, LDS 14-year-old Easton Shane shares a touching tribute to his military father...