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CaptUSMC On January - 21 - 2013

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 this say about our current military leadership? What is the implication of the effectiveness of the spiritual and moral support being provided by chaplains?

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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 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

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.