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JTMcDaniel's Avatar Jump to comment 30 by JTMcDaniel

I believe the Latin for antenna is antenna.

Evangelicals were rare in the chaplain's corps at the time I got out of the Army 42 years ago. It was said that this was at least partly because they disliked the requirement for "inclusive" language in any non-denominational functions. Chaplains were allowed to say, "In thy name," leaving it to the listener to supply the name, but not "in Jesus' name," unless it was during an actual service. There was also the issue that most evangelicals graduated from non-accredited schools, while the mainline types were much more likely to have actual degrees.

Most of them seemed rather unconcerned with their own officer status. I can remember several who absolutely hated being saluted.

Wed, 21 Mar 2012 03:32:52 UTC | #929184