US Army Chaplain (Capt) Thomas Dyer was once a Marine. He was also once a Southern Baptist preacher.
Dyer has served for several years, including a deployment to Iraq. While he’s the first Army Buddhist chaplain, several Buddhists have recently become chaplain candidates.
The TV station local to Fort Benning recently did a short segment on the Chaplain, and the military’s support to religious freedom his service demonstrates: