Memorial Day is a time to remember those who have died in service to our country. As we enter the long weekend, let's not forget the sacrifices made by our military men and women to give us the freedom we now enjoy and to maintain it for over 200 years. Watching Christian movies that honor our military and veterans can be a great chance to celebrate with your family and friends this Memorial Day.
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Here are some Memorial Day movies available to stream on Pure Flix right now.
Movies For Memorial Day
1. We are Stronger
"We Are Stronger" is a faith-based movie exploring a veteran's battle with PTSD. As he struggles to recover from his injuries, reclaim his marriage, and fit back into the civilian world, he discovers he can't do it alone. Parental Warning: Mature Subjects.
Fresh out of the seminary and basic training, Army chaplain Darren Turner receives orders to deploy to Iraq, leaving his wife behind to care for their three young children. The harsh realities of war soon take their toll on Turner and his battalion, making it hard to stay connected to his beloved family. When Darren finally comes home, the Turners must decide if they're willing to face one more battle -- the fight to save their marriage.
After two marines make it home following an ISIS interrogation, one struggles to survive while the other fights his way back into the mixed martial arts world that he left behind years ago – looking for a fight worth dying for. This military movie truly is a story of brotherly love that is formed through working closely in the military.
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3. Field of Lost Shoes
A group of teenage cadets sheltered from war at the Virginia Military Institute must confront the horrors of an adult world when they are called upon to defend the Shenandoah Valley.
4. Free Burma Rangers
A combat missionary takes his family to the front lines of war in this miraculous adventure film. Dave, Karen, and their three young children venture into war zones where they are fighting to bring hope. Viewers will follow the family into firefights, heroic rescues, and experience life-changing ministry.
5. Faith of Our Fathers
With the Vietnam War raging in 1969, two young fathers report for duty. A man of great faith, and a doubtful cynic. A quarter-century later, their sons, Wayne and John Paul, meet as strangers. Guided by handwritten letters from their fathers from the battlefield, they embark on an unforgettable journey to The Wall - the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. Along the way, they discover the devastation of war cannot break the love of a father for his son.
Stream the Pure Flix original "Faith of Our Fathers" right now.
BONUS: Movies For Memorial Day on Faith & PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injuries are pervasive in an age of an all-volunteer military force. If you're looking for some encouragement or to learn more about these disorders, these documentaries on faith and PTSD will help you get started.
My Brother's Keeper
Travis Fox is returning veteran struggling with PTSD and his faith in God. Starring T.C. Stallings Keshia Knight Puliam and Joey Lawrence, this film shows how one soldier's community comes together to encourage him to remember God's promises.
Twelve-year-old Trey Caldwell is shattered when his father is killed in Afghanistan, leaving a hole in the boy’s life, and an unfinished soapbox car in the garage. Parental Warning: Language
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