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carpendodd On August - 17 - 2012

Religious leaders are disagreeing on how involved military chaplains can be in ceremonies for same-sex marriages or civil unions after the Associated Press reported that Air Force colonel Timothy Wagoner attended one on June 23.

A chaplain for 20 years, Wagoner did not officiate but was quoted as “supporting the community” by attending the ceremony, which took place at the chapel he oversees. Wagoner serves the Southern Baptists, a denomination that does not condone same-sex relationships.

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