At Ease by Samaritan’s Purse on Exposure
Over the course of the summer, 160 combat-wounded veterans and their spouses will make their way to Alaska for a week of marriage enrichment. Through Biblically based marriage classes and excursions in the Alaskan wilderness, couples will have a chance to learn what Godly marriages look like and reconnect as they focus on their relationships together. As veterans who are trained to put others first, this often seems counterintuitive. Marine First Sergeant Bill Baxter thinks most service members struggle with taking care of their own needs. “It’s ingrained in you from day one—you eat last, you take care of yourself last,” Bill said.