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Army chaplains extend support to combat zones

...Wainwright Post chaplain Lt. Col. Vance...seven other post chaplains. "If they're...their country. Chaplains have some help in their duties. Chaplain assistant to Melvin...accompanied by an armed chaplain assistant since chaplains are prohibited...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022705/sta_20050227004.shtml
News
My Turn: Governor fails to meet his own principles on 'Choose Respect'

More than four years ago, Alaska National Guard chaplains went directly to Gov. Sean Parnell to describe a culture of abuse and substantial deficiencies in the Guard chain of command...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-17/my-turn-governor-fails-meet-his-own-p
Opinion
Oregon shooter rants in manifesto about no girlfriend

...needed to come and see my friends, make sure they're OK."Chaplains who had been on campus said they were both helping with and...myself because this has touched everyone in the community," chaplain Russell Wilson said. "If you don't know someone that goes...

http://juneauempire.com/nation-and-world/2015-10-06/oregon-shooter-rants-manifes
Nation and World
Photos: USS Juneau

Veterans John Cooper, left, John Larson, center, and Chaplain Kirk Thorsteinson carry flower wreaths and their stands away after a service at the U.S.S. Juneau memorial downtown on Friday...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-11-16/photos-uss-juneau
Local
Fr. Thomas Lee Weise Jr.

...Oregon to study for the priesthood and eventually become a Navy chaplain. However, in 1998 after discerning a call to serve as a parish...2002 to 2004. During this same period he also served as a chaplain in the United States Navy Reserve.During 2004-2005 he served...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000176904165
My Turn: Widespread abuse stems from attitude

...Sean Cockerham reported the Guard was under investigation. It immediately merited the label of scandal because two Guard chaplains told him that victims had been making complaints to them for years.The political game of "who knew what and when did they...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-06-19/my-turn-widespread-abuse-stems-attitu
Opinion
State releases over 4,000 email pages in National Guard case

...This happened months before the election, but Parnell was dogged by criticism that he didn't act soon enough after Guard chaplains took their concerns to his administration as early as 2010. Parnell lost the election to Gov. Bill Walker.Parnell has...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-04-26/state-releases-over-4000-email-pages-na
State
My Turn: Parnell ignored Guard sexual assaults

...was so bad that in 2010 National Guard chaplains arranged a phone call with Parnell to...Think about how bad it had to be for chaplains to take this step. They went far outside...criminals. Like all whistleblowers, the chaplains took this step at risk to their own careers...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-14/my-turn-parnell-ignored-guard-sexual-
Opinion
Parnell defends timing of National Guard inquiry

...Parnell said he met with National Guard chaplains in 2010 regarding the lack of the service's...until this year, he said."When the chaplains came to me in 2010, I listened to them...only give me general allegations."The chaplains were "under a duty of confidentiality...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-04-30/parnell-defends-timing-national-guard-i
State
Parnell speaks on Guard case

...female victims in the Guard to chaplains who campaigned for reform...without explanation.One chaplain, whose name was withheld...address concerns raised by chaplains."It did not seem that...Alaska population," the chaplain wrote.Parnell said he couldn't...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-03/parnell-speaks-guard-case
State

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