By Chaplain Dan Moen, with Andy Meverden Effective military chaplains are flexible, adaptable, and creative.  Rather than being the main drivers in establishing unit culture and activities, they are often placed in a reactive/responsive position, while they “roll with the punches,” and “hurry up and wait!”  Chaplain Dan and Sasha Moen’s recent experience illustrates this. …

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By Chaplain Brian Hargis, US Army, Hawaii Below is the summary of events on 24MAY, concerning HMR* IMPACT Chapel: At 1700 hours on Thursday, 24 MAY, Lisa, a resident of HMR, posted to HMR Spouses FB page; “White banged up Minivan speeding onto HMR with lots of police cars chasing!” For the next several hours,…

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By Chaplain Dan Klender, USN At Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia (DG), our amenities are severely limited due to our remote location.*  We have one modestly sized Ship’s Store that stocks mostly limited food items.  The problem is that mark-up is considerable due to the expense of transporting wholesale goods.  Variety is also limited for…

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By Chaplain Travis Hairston Rejoicing: My greatest blessing this quarter was taking over the Main Post Chapel Protestant service children’s ministry. When I arrived at Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM) this past January I was asked by the Garrison chaplain to consider serving as the Main Post Chapel’s children’s pastor since the chaplain currently over this…

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