Buddhist Graduate to Become Second US Army Chaplain

According to a press release by University of the West (a Buddhist school in Southern California), Somya Malasri has had his coursework in Buddhism approved by the Army, a crucial step which will allow him to enter the military as a Chaplain (see prior story).

To date, Malasri is the only graduate of the school’s M.Div. program.

Via Buddhist Military Sangha.