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Code valid for one-time use only. Both Burke and Kibben play a part in the final decision-making process of selecting new chaplains, Navy officials confirmed. Now in Select Stores! In the latest Military Times poll, 77 percent of active-duty readers say the armed forces are becoming more politically polarized.

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When lawmakers got wind of the fact the Navy was just a step away from approving a non-believing Navy chaplain, 67 of them demanded the service withdraw the selection.
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Burke, the chief of naval personnel. Both Burke and Kibben play a part in the final decision-making process of selecting new chaplains, Navy officials confirmed.

But others view military chaplains as an entity that serves critical roles far beyond religion, such as counseling and providing mental health services to those in need. In performing those duties, chaplains take on a role of accommodating the spiritual needs of other service members, instead of espousing their own beliefs. These codes allow military members to have more options to place on their dog tags and denote in military records.

Many viewed this move as a step toward allowing chaplains from non-traditional organizations into service. The number of non-believers in the ranks is growing, according to the Military Association of Atheists and Freethinkers, who estimate that there are more than 24, professed non-believers serving today. That number, they say, has tripled in less than a decade, growing from less than one percent in to almost two percent in What is to stop future demands for other philosophical preferences to be included in the Chaplain Corps as well?

Ben Anderson told Navy Times. Heap initially applied to be a chaplain with the Navy in and was denied, prompting a law suit filed by him against the Navy for discrimination.

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