Forum on the Military Chaplaincy

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CaptUSMC On November - 19 - 2012

Forum member, retired Army LCOL and Catholic Chaplain, Dr. Henry Roberson, takes on a member of the Norman Oklahoma City Council who opposed a proclamation recognizing Bullying Awareness Month. The Forum continues to combat prejudice, ignorance and injustice. This opinion piece appeared  the Norman Transcript on Sunday, November 18, 2012.

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“Pathways to Military Chaplaincy” Report

“Pathways to Military Chaplaincy” Report

The Forum on the Military Chaplaincy provided leadership for a consultation entitled “Pathways to Military Chaplaincy” held at Boston University School of Theology April 8-9, 2016. We are pleased to provide the summary and report from that very successful consultation.

DoD Lifts Ban on Transgender Service.

DoD Lifts Ban on Transgender Service.

The Department of Defense has lifted the long standing ban on service by transgender citizens. This has been a thoroughly researched and vetted decision. The Department has issued both a press release and a memo on the new policy.

Answering the Question of Transgender Showering

Answering the Question of Transgender Showering

This issue of what shower transgender service members should use to respect privacy was considered by a distinguished commission before the policy was changed. Transgender Shower Guidelines provide this information and should prove helpful to a chaplain or commander who may have to deal with this issue