Chaplaincy in the News

GW celebrates Native American Heritage Month
Lt. Brian Kirschenbaum, a chaplain aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73), leads Sailors in prayer during an American Indian Heritage Month celebration on the ship's mess decks. George Washington and its embarked air wing, Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, provide a combat-ready force that protects and defends the collective maritime interests of the U.S. and its allies and partners in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Chris Cavagnaro/Released) >>
Mon, Nov 24, 2014
Source: DIVIDS CHAPLAIN
When Lt. Col. David Bowlus, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division chaplain, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, thought about his next deployment, he assumed it would be to a combat zone. Over the past 20 years, this Soldier's deployment experience involved risks like bullets flying and insurgent attacks. Virus outbreaks were one of his least concerns. >>
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source: DIVIDS CHAPLAIN
Chaplains bring hope, unity to service members, Liberians
Private First Class Gbain Augustine, left, a trumpeter in the Armed Forces of Liberia, bumps elbows with Capt. Mike Jones, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion chaplain, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, after Sunday morning church service in Monrovia, Liberia, Nov. 16, 2014. Chaplains serve as the commander's subject matter expert on religion and the morality of the unit as well as provide worship services and counseling. The chaplains also bring those same services to Soldiers deployed to outlying camps in more remote locations. Bumping elbows has replaced hand shaking in an effort to reduce the >>
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source: DIVIDS CHAPLAIN
Chaplains bring hope, unity to service members, Liberians
Sergeant Brandon Banks, right, chaplain assistant, Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, and Pfc. Mulbah Musa, a chaplain assistant in the Armed Forces of Liberia, remove religious items from the alter after Sunday morning church service in Monrovia, Liberia, Nov. 16, 2014. The worship services are led by American chaplains, however, chaplains from the AFL also assist with the setup and breakdown of the alter. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to >>
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source: DIVIDS CHAPLAIN
Chaplains bring hope, unity to service members, Liberians
Captain Chris Doering, left, Catholic priest, 101st Special Troops Battalion, 101st Sustainment Brigade, 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division, Joint Forces Command – United Assistance, conducts Catholic Mass for Soldiers deployed in support of Operation United Assistance in Monrovia, Liberia, Nov. 16, 2014. Army Chaplains provide worship services and counseling as well as serve as the subject matter expert to the commander for religion and morality of the unit. Operation United Assistance is a Department of Defense operation in Liberia to provide logistics, training and engineering support to U.S. Agency for International Development-led efforts to contain the Ebola virus outbreak in >>
Sat, Nov 22, 2014
Source: DIVIDS CHAPLAIN