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Transgendered military vet at center of controversy

A conservative military watchdog believes the Obama administration has taken another step in advancing the president's radical social agenda, this time involving a transgendered civilian employed by the military. Late last month, the U.S. Office of S ...

Victory: Navy levels the field for homeschoolers

After easily passing the military aptitude test (ASVAB) to get into the United States Navy, a homeschooler from South Dakota was denied acceptance by an Armed Forces recruitment officer, who told him that his score was not high enough because homesch ...

A victory, for now, for religious freedom: Navy will allow Bibles during review

The spokesman for an organization that promotes religious liberty says he is grateful the U.S. Navy has reversed its decision that removed Gideon-placed Bibles in naval base hotel rooms. Ron Crews, executive director of The Chaplain Alliance for Reli ...

U.S. Navy booting Bibles from base lodges

A national traditional-values group is taking the U.S. Navy to task for directing that Gideon Bibles be removed from every hotel room on its military bases. A June 19 directive from NEXCOM (Navy Exchange Service Command) has resulted in housekeepers ...

Re-engagement in Iraq deja vu for Marines

[caption id="attachment_32173" align="alignright" width="300"] (File Photo)[/caption]For the vast majority of us, the prospect of putting boots back on the ground in Iraq is little more than an abstraction, an opportunity for heated debate. For Andre ...

Donnelly: Strong military deters wars, not just fights them

A conservative military watchdog says the Pentagon is going too far in giving "pink slips" to active-duty soldiers. The Pentagon has announced that it is laying off thousands of military officers, including many veterans who are serving or have serve ...

VA abuses keep coming, but there is some hope

The can of worms that is the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs isn't empty yet. The VA has been reeling recently from revelations of veterans dying while waiting for medical treatments; and tens of thousands being parked for long terms on secret wa ...

Strange bedfellows: Chaplain and LGBT pride

A former military chaplain is appalled that the top Air Force chaplain would so blatantly embrace homosexual sin and openly invoke God's blessing on homosexuality. The U.S. Air Force chief of chaplains recently delivered the opening prayer at the Pen ...

Controversy swirls over FDR's historic prayer

The names of several liberal religious groups are missing in a letter to Congress against a proposal related to the World War II Memorial, objecting to a historic prayer that is to be inscribed on the monument. The legislative proposal – the World Wa ...

Atheist chaplain? Not gonna happen, says Navy

An organization that promotes religious liberty in the armed forces is grateful that the U.S. Navy rejected a request for the first humanist chaplain. For the second year in a row, the Navy rejected the application of Jason Heap, who sought a commiss ...


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