Category Archives: Military

In The Navy

Last month the U.S.S. Fitzgerald, a modern, state-of-the-art destroyer, was involved in a collision at sea with a cargo ship. The Fitzgerald suffered tens of millions of dollars worth of damage and seven sailors died. The U.S. Navy, U.S. Coastguard … Continue reading

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Fighting For Freedom

“I, _______, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will … Continue reading

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Military Chaplains Sharing Faith

Military history, dating back to ancient times, includes the element of seeking spiritual guidance and strength.  Armies have typically sought the favor of God or gods, being sure to have among their ranks spiritual advisors to consult on all spiritual … Continue reading

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Extremism In The Defense Of Liberty

As the 2012 elections get closer and you think about what qualities to look for in leaders you can believe in and vote for, consider the issue of war: what it means to you and what kinds of attitudes about … Continue reading

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Fly The Flag At Half-Staff

Back in January President Obama ordered that flags be flown at half-staff for a week on public buildings, grounds and military installations, to honor those killed in the Arizona shooting. Six people had been killed, including a federal judge and … Continue reading

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“Imagine”: Communism vs. A Biblical View

Imagine Imagine there’s no heaven, It’s easy if you try, No hell below us, Above us only sky, Imagine all the people living for today… Imagine there’s no countries, It isn’t hard to do, Nothing to kill or die for, … Continue reading

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Rewarding “Restraint” in War

After WWII a fundamental change occurred in how the United States prosecutes war. First, Congress stopped exercising their constitutional duty of declaring war. So entering military “conflicts” became a political decision made by presidents, and the issue of congressional funding … Continue reading

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