KFUO Audio: History of Chaplains in the Military


Rev. Craig G. Muehler (left), director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, talks with Army Capt. Chad Czischke, chaplain, on March 22, 2015, at Camp Buehring in Kuwait. (LCMS Communications/Erik M. Lunsford)

Chaplain Craig Muehler, director of LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces, spoke on Nov. 9 about the role and history of chaplains in the military during a World Lutheran News Digest program with KFUO host Kip Allen.

The first Lutheran chaplains served in the Revolutionary War, and the first Missouri Synod chaplains served in the Civil War.


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Learn more

  • Visit lcms.org/spm for information about chaplaincy opportunities and programs within the LCMS.
  • Visit lcms.org/armedforces for information about LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces.
Audio interview courtesy of KFUO Radio.

KFUO Radio is the listener-supported broadcast ministry of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, operating KFUO-AM 850 Lutheran talk radio in St. Louis, Mo.

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