Tag Archive | Chaplain

A Soldier Death Notification I’ll Never Forget

A Soldier Death Notification I’ll Never Forget

I want to share with you a death notification I was recently part of.  I share it partly for therapy but mainly so you know a little about the experience of both the families of Soldiers who die and the Soldiers sent to notify those families of their loved one’s death. A chaplain is usually half of a notification team […]

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What We Can Learn from the MPs

What We Can Learn from the MPs

As the chaplain for the Military Police Corps Regiment and the U.S. Army Mlitary Police School, I’m involved in a lot of MP events throughout the year. Many of these events happen in one week of September during the Military Police Corps Regimental Anniversary week at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.  This year, they celebrated 72 years as a permanent […]

Honoring Fallen Soldiers

Honoring Fallen Soldiers

Today (23 September 2013)  I had the honor of being part of the Memorial Tribute Ceremony hosted by the U.S. Army Military Police Corps Regiment and supported by the Military Police Regimental Association, at Fort Leonard Wood Missouri as part of the MP Regimental Anniversary Week events. Among those attending the ceremony held at the MP Memorial Grove were family members and friends of […]

Army Chaplain Kits

Army Chaplain Kits

(More on military chaplain kits can be found at The Chaplain Kit website) . Each chaplain is issued a chaplain kit when they complete their initial military training. Over the years they have been called by various names to include chaplain kits, field kits, field altars, etc., and have ranged from the very bulky and […]

Attack on Christians in the Military Rises to Level of Pentagon

Attack on Christians in the Military Rises to Level of Pentagon

This is a must read if you care anything about our military . . . or the Christian Church . . . or our country! I was referred to this article at Breitbart.com about who the Pentagon is calling on for advice on religious tolerance.  This just shows how anti-Christian some of our leaders have […]

A Prayer of Benediction for Chaplain Dale Goetz

A Prayer of Benediction for Chaplain Dale Goetz

FT. JACKSON, SC (3 Sep 10) – Recently, the Chaplain Corps lost one of its finest chaplains, Chaplain (CPT) Dale Goetz, in Afghanistan.  We received the news here at the Chaplain School while attending the Chaplain Captain’s Career Course.  Since many of us knew Dale, and the rest of us felt the camaraderie of a “Brother […]