Retired US Army Chaplain (Col) Scott McChrystal spoke at the 25th Infantry Division and US Army Hawaii Prayer Breakfast on March 15th:
“Technology. Health care. Taxes. I guess I should throw in politics, throw in religion…There’s a whole lot going on,” he said. “It’s kind of like Read more
After a couple of years of being told the US military has no business levying its morality on its troops — or dictating the conduct of their private lives — the Secretary of Defense recently told the Pentagon to figure out why American troops aren’t staying morally in line — even in their private lives. Said Secretary Leon Panetta:
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has ordered the Pentagon’s top brass to figure out how to keep their officers ethically in line…
“Beyond mere compliance with the rules, I also expect Read more
The Stars and Stripes notes the US Navy has “sacked” 150 commanding officers over the last few years for misconduct. Of 80 instances over a five year period, half were for adultery, inappropriate relationships, harassment, or sexual assault. One of the solutions noted: Take a look at the Bible.
So how can the Navy abate this steady tide of offending COs? Perhaps by asking, “What would David do?”
That’s King David, he of Old Testament legend Read more