Adventures in The Chaplaincy: The National Training Center

Last month I completed the trifecta. Over the course of 18 months I went to all three major Army Combat Training Centers. NTC was the mother of them all. It’s bigger, dustier, and mountain-ier than JRTC and JMRC. I got to go with another great group of Soldiers and Unit Ministry Teams. The UMTs worked … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: The National Training Center

Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Coming Home and Reintegration

Well, I’ve been home from Europe for about seven weeks now. The first few weeks of being back were spent doing “reintegration.” Which for us was essentially classes, a physical, and leave. It’s hard to describe what coming home feels like. Surreal. Joyful. Anxious. Stepping off the bus at Fort Stewart and knowing my wife … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Coming Home and Reintegration

Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Staff Ride, Boat Ride, and Strong Bonds

The past couple weeks have been packed. On top of being crazy busy with the day in day out of life at Camp Aachen, I’ve also had two opportunities to take Soldiers out and one opportunity to take an MWR trip. The first trip was a Staff Ride to Hammelburg. A staff ride is a … More Adventures in The Chaplaincy: Staff Ride, Boat Ride, and Strong Bonds