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Army Chaplains

Here's Why Veterans Don't Talk About It

David W. Peters | Posted 11.10.2014 | Impact
David W. Peters

In my conversations with veterans I often hear from their family members that, "He just never talks about it." Stories connect people, and veterans' families and friends want that connection, but veterans still don't talk about it. Why?

Chelsea Kiene

Army Threatened With Lawsuit Over 'Sectarian' Prayer

HuffingtonPost.com | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Staff Sgt. Victoria Gettman is frustrated and disappointed by what she calls a "completely incompetent" response to complaints she filed...

Andrea Stone

Soldiers Say Army Chaplain Turned Suicide Prevention Class Into Prayer Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 10.03.2012 | Politics

During an Army-wide stand down for suicide prevention sessions, a Christian chaplain in Texas improperly led rookie soldiers in a candlelight prayer, ...

A Chaplain's Advice On How To Be There For Our Troops

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 08.14.2012 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Unless you have a family member who is in the service, or live in a community near a base, it is all too easy to ignore the human cost and trauma of war.

Launching The First Hindu Military Chaplaincy

Ravi Chaudhary | Posted 08.06.2011 | Religion
Ravi Chaudhary

It is a great day for America: The Department of Defense has recently established the first Hindu Military Chaplain program in American history.

Remembrance and Thankfulness: A Memorial Day Prayer

D. A. Graham | Posted 07.29.2011 | Religion
D. A. Graham

Memorial Day has special significance for all of us, and it has significant meaning for me as a former military chaplain serving in the United States Navy with sailors and Marines.

Should Taxpayers Support Religion In The Military?

Rick Hamlin | Posted 07.17.2011 | Religion
Rick Hamlin

An atheist chaplain? Isn't that a contradiction in terms? And come to think of it, what does a military chaplain do anyway?

Christmas Reflection: Remembering Our Wounded Warriors And Those Who Serve Them

Bishop James Magness | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Bishop James Magness

For my first Christmas as the Bishop for the Armed Services caring for clergy of The Episcopal Church, I sensed the need to do something special and memorable to commemorate the annual remembrance of our Savior's birth.