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Chaplain’s Corner: Tie a knot at end of the rope

By Chaplain (Maj.) Christopher Degn, Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation / Throughout my life, when I’ve faced challenging or intimidating situations, I’ve noticed the importance of strategically-placed, well-tied knots. “When you get to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on.” – Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt President Roosevelt (whose personal retreat, by the way – the “Little

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Chaplain’s Corner: The Value of Teamwork

By Chaplain (Capt.) Jeremy Gross, 2-19 Infantry Regiment, 198th Infantry Brigade / In President Donald Trump’s book, Think Like a Champion: An Informal Education in Business and Life, the President shares the story of when his show, The Apprentice, was initially launched on NBC and he was congratulated by Tom Brokaw on the success of the show. The President remarked

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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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