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Religion in the Army

How To Fundraise Using Half Truths And Lies: Lessons From The Family Research Council

Tom Carpenter | Posted 08.03.2013 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

Apparently, the biblical admonition that "you shall know the truth and the truth shall make you free" has been cast aside by the FRC. As a Christian, I am indignant and embarrassed.

The First Casualty Of Religious Wars Is Truth

Tom Carpenter | Posted 07.06.2013 | Religion
Tom Carpenter

Over the past decades, conservative Christians have had almost full reign within the military, and they disproportionally make up most of the Chaplaincy. In the last several years, though, there has been closer scrutiny of the conduct of certain chaplains and commanders who have used their positions to advance their own religious beliefs.

Though I've Walked Through The Valley: PTSD And Psalm 23

Marshele Carter Waddell | Posted 04.08.2013 | Religion
Marshele Carter Waddell

We need reminders that God's presence is our home, here and for eternity, wherever we are stationed or posted or sent. We need reminders that we are "rooted and established" in His love for us and that no government orders, wars or deaths can ever change that.

Religion Among The Ranks Of The Long Gray Line

B.J. Garrison | Posted 02.05.2013 | Religion
B.J. Garrison

While Blake Page's feelings and perceived experiences may be very real, they do not produce a truly accurate portrait of the Academy or the reality of the typical cadet lifestyle for the religious and nonreligious alike.

For Air Force Academy Cadets, Faith Traditions Spark Innovation

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 12.17.2012 | Religion
Ravi Chaudhary

At the Air Force Academy, the subject of religion has always been the proverbial elephant in the room. Yet, instead of ignoring the elephant, a group of cadets decided to welcome it by holding the first-ever Hindu Ganesh prayer at the USAF Academy.

Army Faces Questions Over 'Spiritual Fitness' Test

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News ServiceWASHINGTON (RNS) The Army is facing questions over a "spiritual fitness" portion of a mandatory questionnaire,...