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Nov 28

Happy 235th Birthday to the Navy Chaplain Corps!

Sunday, November 28, 2010 12:01 AM


Today, marks the 235th birthday of the Navy Chaplain Corps. This day commemorates the Continental Congress’ adoption of the Rules for the Regulation of the Navy of the United Colonies of North America. Article 2 of these rules stated: “The commanders of the ships of the 13 United Colonies are to take care that divine service be performed twice a day on board, and a sermon preached on Sundays, unless bad weather or other extraordinary accidents prevent it.” Navy Chaplains like Joseph Timothy O’Callahan have always answered the answered the call to service: The President of the United States of… Read the rest of this entry »