Father and son relationships touch ‘Admiral Joe’

BRANDON (FBW)—Laying in a hospital bed during the Vietnam war, the son of a Marine Corps general who had just lost three extremities in battle looked up at his father who had rushed into the sterile ward to see him.

Rear Admiral and neurosurgeon moves from scalpel to pen
Prayer sustains soldier in Iraq war

IRAQ (FBW)–Tightly wound on the only “warm spot” available to him in the chilly Iraq desert, U.S. Army Sgt. Philip Rios fell fast asleep on the hood of his military truck.

Air Force father faces challenges with strong faith

KOREA (FBW)—Master Sergeant Jason Farris has made several moves with his family in his 14-year career with the Air Force, and he can name a church that was instrumental in his life in every location. Like all proud fathers he associates years and locations with where his children were born; as a Christian father, he remembers the times and places of his children’s professions of faith.

Chaplain shares Christ with Army Rangers

FORT BENNING, Ga. (BP)—Even on a warm day, the water in Ranger Lake at Fort Benning, Ga., is so cold it hurts. Chaplain (Capt.) Jeff Struecker steps in wearing black running shorts and a RANGER-emblazoned T-shirt. He even flashes a bright grin.