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Photos Show Chaplains at Work

The Sacramento Bee has a collection of high-quality photos of Chaplains at work in Afghanistan.  Included are

  • Catholic Chaplain (Capt) Carl Subler, shown delivering Mass and praying prior to a convoy (previously covered here)
  • Chaplain Gary Lewis, shown in a FOB Chapel, complete with Chapel library
  • Chaplain (Maj) Shon Neyland, shown singing in a Gospel service
  • Chaplain (Capt) Loren Aderhold, shown delivering a sermon
  • Chaplain (Capt) Kevin Burton, shown both counseling and using his electrician’s experience

and an interesting picture of Chaplain’s assistant Sgt. Oscar Santiago, shown carrying a rifle in one hand and a guitar in the other.

Via the Army Chaplaincy blog.

Army Chaplain Smokes, Spits, Prays with the Guys

US Army Chaplain (Capt) Carl Subler is profiled by the San Francisco Examiner in a revealing article that describes the comradery the Catholic priest shares with the Army troops he serves in Afghanistan.

His perspective on faith and suffering, while somewhat unique to hear someone say, is actually fairly commonly held:

I find the more creature comforts are taken away from us, in many ways, we look to God with even more hope.

Read more of the interesting article at the Examiner.  Chaplain Subler was previously profiled here.

Via the Army Chaplaincy blog.