Army launches official investigation into mandatory candlelight prayer

The shocking mandatory 'spiritual fitness' and candlelight prayer at 264th Medical Battalion has received national media attention. Public Affairs for Fort Sam Houston released a statement to the press indicating that an official investigation has been launched. The right way to do damage control "The entire AMEDD Center and School was undergoing Suicide Prevention Awareness, Education and Training. This is  critically important training being conducted Army-wide. We take this training … [Read more...]

Soldiers forced to attend candlelight prayer for suicide prevention

Approximately 800 U.S. soldiers were ordered to participate in a candlelight prayer ceremony, and ‘spiritual fitness’ training for a recent suicide prevention campaign. The soldiers are assigned to Fort Sam Houston's 264th Medical Battalion, responsible for training soldiers in their medical career after graduating boot camp. It happened last Wednesday (Sep. 26th) and was documented by Victoria Gettman, an instructor at the schoolhouse. She is a fellow foxhole atheist, and among the … [Read more...]