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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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Chaplain Corps celebrates 241st anniversary

Col. Schaefer, Donald Sando and SFC Washington performed the ceremonial cake cutting celebrating the 241st chaplain corps anniversary for the cake cutting celebration July 25 in McGinnis-Wickam Hall. (photo by Patrick A. Albright/MCoE PAO Photographer)

By Chaplain (Capt.) Brad Kattelmann, STB, 75th Ranger Regiment / Father, chappy, padre, chaps, preacher, rabbi, imam – each of these is a familiar name for the man or woman responsible for providing the religious support to our nation’s Army. Since the Independence War, chaplains have served alongside our fighting forces in every American conflict. They have walked the miles

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