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Chaplain awarded Soldier’s Medal for bravery

Fort Benning Public Affairs / FORT BENNING, Ga. – While serving as the on-call chaplain Feb. 28, 2015, Chaplain (CPT) Matthew Christensen prevented the suicide of one Soldier and saved the life of another. Chaplain Christensen selflessly responded to a situation where an intoxicated Soldier was armed with multiple knives and machetes creating a serious threat. Christensen was eventually taken

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Chaplain’s corner: from Roman cavalry to Christian Soldier

Frank Doerr, Senior Director of Religious Education, Fort Benning Religious Support Office / Recently celebrating the 241st Anniversary of the founding of the Chaplain Corps on 29 July, the life and work of a Roman soldier who could be considered a precursor to today’s Army chaplains, presents an interesting discussion topic. Martin of Tours was born about A.D. 316. His

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