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.
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
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.