military

Nuckols to direct Pastoral Care Advisory Team for the U.S. Army Chief of Chaplains

After serving as pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Austin, Texas, for 15 years, Nuckols — an LCMS reserve chaplain — has been called into active duty.

LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd promoted to rear admiral in Washington, D.C.

After a rigorous review and selection process, LCMS Chaplain Gregory Todd has been promoted to the rank of rear admiral (lower half) and will now serve as deputy chief of Navy chaplains and chaplain of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Resources available to help churches celebrate Armed Forces Sunday

The resources may be used on Armed Forces Sunday, Memorial Day Sunday, Independence Day weekend, Veterans Day or an alternate date.

CTCR releases report on women and the military

The report is available for free download from the CTCR website.

LCMS receives ‘Above and Beyond’ award from U.S. Department of Defense

The award was presented at a banquet in Jefferson City on Aug. 25.

Defense Secretary Mattis: DoD/DHS panel will review president’s transgender guidance

Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.

KFUO Audio: Religious freedom in the U.S. military

Roger Drinnon, a U.S. Air Force veteran and LCMS Director of Editorial Services and Media Relations, joined Worldwide KFUO’s Kip Allen during a “Free to be Faithful” program to discuss religious freedom in the U.S. military.

KFUO program addresses religious freedom in the military

KFUO moderator Kip Allen interviews Roger Drinnon (pictured) on the topic May 17 on Worldwide KFUO radio.

Military chaplains needed now ‘more than ever’

A new video from the Synod’s armed forces ministry features LCMS chaplains explaining the requirements, rewards and unique environment of serving in today’s military.

Synod, other advocates speak for religious liberty in secularized military

U.S. Air Force Col. Michael Madrid allegedly was punished because of his religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality.

Operation Barnabas resets for future

The six-year-old Synod program that’s designed to create a “network of care” for military members considers how to adapt for ministry in the years ahead.

Col. George ‘Bud’ Day dies

Col. George “Bud” Day — an LCMS member who was one of the most highly decorated military officers in U.S. history — died July 27 in Shalimar, Fla.