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Archive for January, 2013

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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 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