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While many who opposed repeal of DADT raised the specter of attempted sexual contact by LGB service members with their straight comrades, this has not happened, Unfortunately, in contrast, what has occurred is an increase of heterosexual sexual assaults at the service academies and many commanders being relieved of command for sexual misconduct. What does […]

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The same folks who predicted the repeal of DADT would disrupt the military and cause problems with good order and discipline are at it again. Now they insist that Chaplains will be required to perform ceremonies contrary to their faith tradition and their sermons are already  censored. You would think they would have more important […]

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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 report from that very successful consultation.

After Action Report on NCMAF and COMISS meetings January 2018

After Action Report on NCMAF and COMISS meetings January 2018

Interim Forum co-chair, retired Army Chaplain Mike Curd, represented the Forum at the very important annual meetings of the National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces(NCMAF) and The Network on Ministry in Specialized Setting )formerly known as the Coalition on Ministry in Specialized Settings). We are pleased to provide Mike’s After Action Report.

Report on November 2017 Pathways Leadership team conference

Report on November 2017 Pathways Leadership team conference

The Pathways to Military Chaplaincy undertaking continues to make progress. The November 2017 leadership team  conference held in Boston furthered the agenda. We are pleased to provide a report of the meeting.

DoD publishes new faith and belief codes

DoD publishes new faith and belief codes

This is a very important document for a number of reasons. It now recognizes many additional faith and belief groups including Humanists, Atheists, Agnostics, Pagans, Shamans,  etc.   Faith-and-Belief-Codes-for-Reporting-Personnel-Data-of-Service-Members