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Military Religion

U.S. Army Welcomes A New Religious Category

Religion News Service | Adelle M. Banks | Posted 04.23.2014 | Religion

WASHINGTON (RNS) More than two years after first making his request, Army Maj. Ray Bradley can now be known as exactly what he is: a humanist in the U...

Faithfully Serving Those Who Serve: Maryland Houses of Worship Lift Up National Guardsmen

Chaplain William Sean Lee | Posted 11.26.2013 | Impact
Chaplain William Sean Lee

When we bring religious groups into the circle of resources available to those who serve, we can better support Guardsmen and women spread across the state, some of whom live hours from the nearest U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) or U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) facility.

John Celock

GOP Lawmakers Urge Aggressive Defense Of 'Judeo-Christian Tradition'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

Republican lawmakers in Kansas want the state Legislature to call on the U.S. military to aggressively defend the "Judeo-Christian tradition" in the f...

Sergeant First Class Rosario, (un)Equal Opportunity Adviser

Blake Page | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Blake Page

Several months ago Staff Sergeant (SSG) Victoria Gettman took a brazen stand against the condescending, unconstitutional practice of mandatory prayer in the military. It should come as no surprise to anyone that the investigation resulted in a resounding, "we don't care about you people."

Military Atheists -- Under-Reported Fight for Fairness

David Tereshchuk | Posted 06.18.2012 | Media
David Tereshchuk

The freedom to practice any faith -- a freedom that of course embraces the holding of no faith at all: atheism, in other words -- has freshly become a pressing issue in, of all intriguing places, the United States military.

Denver Theology School's Faith-Based PTSD Treatment Program Taking Root

AP | DAN ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A Colorado theology school is teaching Air Force chaplains to consider the religious beliefs of servicemen and women to better help them co...

Christian Support For Repealing DADT Is A Double-Edged Sword

Rose Marie Berger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rose Marie Berger

I can support equal rights for gays in the military, but there's the bigger question: As a Christian should I be supporting military participation at all?

Air Force Academy Cites Progress In Tackling Religious Intolerance

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) A recent survey on the religious climate of the U.S. Air Force Academy showed that 41 perc...