Army chaplains extend support to combat zones

...Wainwright Post chaplain Lt. Col. 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...
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...
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...
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...
Nation and World
'We're here because we remember'

...something more - a mission.A program Wednesday at Centennial Hall hosted by Post 25 Auke Bay American Legion featured speaker and chaplain Maj. Kirk Thorsteinson. During his address to the room of nearly 200 guests, he told stories of heroes who served while...
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...
Headstone honors early Anchorage fire chief

...because he would have faced discrimination at that time for being black.Pastor Victor Marbury, an Anchorage Fire Department chaplain, gave a brief invocation at Thursday's ceremony for Bevers. Afterward, he said Bevers' influence on the city deserves...
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...
Police & Fire for Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015

...including one on Windfall Avenue where a woman was found dead upon arrival. She was left in the care of the JPD and CCFR Chaplains. CCFR responded to three vehicle accidents. The first was a single-vehicle rollover crash at Egan Drive and Old Dairy...
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...


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