Tulsi Gabbard was recently elected to the US House of Representatives as a Democrat from Hawaii. Gabbard is a Hindu and a Captain in the Army National Guard.
Her faith was apparently made an issue during the campaign, at which point she made an interesting reply:
When I volunteered to put my life on the line in defense of our country, no one asked me what my religion was.
Actually, when she inprocessed they probably did ask Read more…
Kentucky Army National Guard Chaplain Pat Dolan was promoted to Brigadier General at the beginning of January. He will serve as the Army National Guard Assistant to the Army Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Major General) Douglas Carver. According to Army Public Affairs, he is the first Roman Catholic Priest to hold the position.
Chaplain (BrigGen) Dolan has been deployed to a variety of locations, including four times to Iraq.
Via the Army Chaplaincy blog.