Battling Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

December 21, 2009 ...

My parents came to watch me parachute with the 82nd Airborne Division. For the first time, I heard my father talk about his jump from his burning B-17 bomber and his capture. It was a brutal time. There was little food to eat. The carnage and filth were unforgettable to him. In the years that …

NAE Responds to Shooting at Ft. Hood

November 7, 2009 ...

“In times of unexpected tragedy, we turn to our faith for comfort and healing,” said Leith Anderson, President of the NAE. “We also pray for wisdom as family members, loved ones and all Americans look for answers in the events leading to this dark day.” A tragedy caused by the act of one individual should …

Religious Freedom for Soldiers and Military Chaplains

February 7, 2006 ...

This booklet is a guide to religious practice in military life with instruction on: Religion and military life History of religion in military life Social benefits of religion in military life Legal sources of religious freedom Legal principles and values The importance of context Military chaplains Soldier’s religious freedom Commander-subordinate religious practices Ceremonial prayer Academic …