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Army Chaplain

Today marks the 240th Anniversary of the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps (est. July 29, 1775). Read about the history of the Army Chaplain Corps and how Army Chaplains have served over great nation over the years. "Pro Deo et Patria," which means, "For God and Country."

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REVEREND OPENS UP ABOUT THE SCOURGE OF PTSD Army chaplain explains how he helps US troops deal with post war depression

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THE LIBERATION OF BERGEN-BELSEN CONCENTRATION CAMP, APRIL 1945 ~ A British Army chaplain holds a service over a massed grave before it is filled in.

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A US Army chaplain evacuates an elderly Vietnamese woman during the Tet Offensive, Hué, South Vietnam, 1968, photograph by Don McCullin.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

A Padre's tale: How an Army chaplain's diary throws new light on the anniversary of D-Day

Captain Leslie Skinner was an army chaplain who landed on the coast of Normandy on the morning of 6 June 1944 with the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry tank regiment

from religion.blogs.cnn.com

Preparing clergy for war: army chaplains train by the hundred for the combat zone

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from Mail Online

Army chaplain who died in a POW camp after refusing to abandon wounded soldiers during the Korean War is to receive the Medal of Honor

Medal of Honor: The medal will be awarded posthumously to U.S. Army Chaplain Emil Kapaun (pictured), who served in the Korean War and died in a prisoner of war camp on May 23, 1951

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United States Army chaplains who gave their lives to save other civilian and military personnel during the sinking of the troop ship USAT Dorchester on February 3, 1943, during World War II. They helped other soldiers board lifeboats and gave up their own life jackets when the supply ran out.[1] The chaplains joined arms, said prayers, and sang hymns as they went down with the ship.

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from Mail Online

Obama awards Medal of Honor to heroic Army chaplain 60 years after he died in captivity during Korean War

President Obama today awarded the nephew of Army chaplain Emil Kapaun with the military's highest honor, 60 years after the Roman Catholic priest died in a North Korean POW camp in Pyoktong.