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08/01/2011

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Patrick S. O'Donnell

Conversations (and by way of anecdotal evidence) with some ex-mililatry personnel suggests that Christian indoctrination of one kind or another is not uncommon in the military, at least among new recruits and the common soldier. Too little attention has been accorded such things.

Steve Shiffrin

Patrick, the AIr Force has been involving in a number of controversies
including a Prayer breakfast and an edict that allows their officers to
speak about their faith to subordinates. See
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/09/AR2006020902211.html.
Given the latter, although I was not aware of such anecdotes, they make
sense.

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