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CHAPLAIN. A clergyman appointed to say prayers and perform divine service. Each house of congress usually appoints it own chaplain.

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In combat," the order stipulated, "the military chaplain will be found in the hottest part of the battle and at the main dressing station, unless--and this will be the exception--he has received a special assignment from divisional command.
Military chaplains or padres also carry out important duties on the home front, caring for the families of military personnel, and helping them cope with the strain of long separations, injury and death.
Bob, if you became a military chaplain you'd either reform the whole system or you'd be in jail a lot.
The following month O'Brien withdrew Gomulka's ecclesiastical endorsement to serve as a military chaplain.
Then she met a military chaplain who introduced her to the work of the chaplains' corps.
Washington Correspondent Eve Conant reports on the struggle that military chaplains and soldiers face to keep their faith while serving in Iraq-and after coming home.
Major Pierre Bergeron, a military chaplain, eulogized Cp1.
He confided in military chaplain the Rev Douglas Lister.
Though more than one thousand of them were decorated for bravery in the First World War, the military chaplain, like other symbols of the old order was an early victim of the Revolution.
Through the company's Military Chaplain Registry, hope packages have been sent to troops in Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, and Afghanistan.
This Navy official is using the 'no contact' order as a weapon to punish and humiliate a decorated military chaplain," said Mike Berry, Liberty Institute Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs.
Fletcher has had wide experience as a military chaplain and has also served various national ministries of the Anglican Church of Canada.

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