The first award was given posthumously to Witt’s family in 2016, and this year’s award was presented to Major (Ret.) Frank Tucker.
Ministry to the Armed Forces
Air Force Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Buckman of Lake Forest, Ill., receives the Bronze St. Martin of Tours Medal.
Free to be Faithful® program on KFUO.org discusses the case of U.S. Air Force Colonel Leland Bohannon, who was suspended from command in May 2017 after he refused to sign a certificate of appreciation and publicly affirm the same-sex spouse of a retiring subordinate.
Read the latest about religious liberty issues affecting Christian service members in our nation’s military and how LCMS military chaplains, the Synod’s Ministry to the Armed Forces and some religious liberty advocates are making a difference.
Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis says he will delay implementing President Trump’s military transgender policy pending further review.
The LCMS Ministry to the Armed Forces newsletter highlights the story of Dr. Martin Luther, the Lutheran Reformation and its impact on those who serve God and country in the military.
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