General authorities of the Church have a rich tradition of serving in the military. Here are stories and testimonies from several recent prophets and apostles who have served in the armed forces. Click on each name to read the lessons they learned from their service in their own words, see photos of their younger selves, and watch videos about their experiences.
SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany – A line of patches rest on the vest of Katya, 52nd Security Forces Squadron military working dog, during a K-9 unit demonstration at the military working dog kennel Oct. 15, 2012. Katya has been with her handler, Staff Sgt. Shannon Hennessy, for nearly two of her four years on Spangdahlem Air Base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Gustavo Castillo/Released)