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Thursday, October 20, 2016


THE HORRENDOUS
HYPOCRISY OF HOLLIS!

ARMY CHAPLAIN LT. COL. GRACE HOLLIS, WHO GAVE AN INVOCATION FOR A RELIGIOUS NON-FEDERAL ENTITY WHILE IN UNIFORM, ASSIGNED BY DoD/IG TO INVESTIGATE THE AIR FORCE CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS MAJ. GEN. DONDI COSTIN WHO ENDORSED A RELIGIOUS NON-FEDERAL ENTITY WHILE IN UNIFORM!

(Photo credit: Sebastian Sciotti Jr. / This image was cropped to emphasize the subject.)

Statement from Mikey Weinstein Regarding Lt. Col. Hollis' Laughable Assignment to Investigate Maj. Gen. Dondi Costin's Blatant Violation of the Constitution, Air Force, and Department of Defense (DoD) Regulations

Apart from being an Army chaplain, Lt. Colonel Hollis is the senior chaplain at Arlington National Cemetery.

So, rather than investigate this matter themselves, the DoD/IG has not only irresponsibly enlisted a chaplain to do their job, but has unbelievably chosen a chaplain who has no problem violating the very same regulation by giving an invocation in uniform at a private organization's event herself ?

On the official DoD website, there is an image of Lt. Colonel Hollis giving an invocation at the annual *Wreaths Across America event at Arlington. Wreaths Across America is a private organization that places Christmas wreaths on all the graves at Arlington and other cemeteries every year. Just like the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty (CARL), Wreaths Across America is a private organization, or non-federal entity as the military calls it.

Lt. Colonel Hollis is endorsed by the African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is a denomination that is opposed to same-sex marriage and believes that homosexuality violates the scriptures. So, of course, she'd probably agree with the blatantly anti-LGBT views of CARL's chaplain endorser members, even though her endorsing agency isn't an actual CARL member.

*The issue at hand has nothing to do with the particular organization Wreaths Across America, other than it's being an example of Lt. Col. Hollis endorsing a private organization in uniform, in violation of the same regulations that the chaplains she has been appointed to investigate violated.

 


Background on USAF Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Dondi Costin's Blatant Violation:

EGREGIOUS ENDORSEMENT OF RELIGIOUS NON-FEDERAL
ENTITY IN UNIFORM
DESPICABLY VIOLATES:

CONSTITUTION, AIR FORCE AND DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE REGULATIONS

Monday, July 25, 2016

MRFF's Demand Letter to the Honorable Glenn A. Fine, Inspector General, Department of Defense

Click to read full letter

The infamous "Christian Embassy" scandal occurred in late 2006. Only after MRFF's public intervention, the DoD Inspector General's office found 7 senior DoD military and civilian officials in violation of these very same DoD policies

Christian Embassy


AIR FORCE's OBVIOUS "SIDESTEP" OF VIOLATION STEPS IN IT!

AIR FORCE TIMES FEATURES
MRFF's DEMAND TO
DoD INSPECTOR GENERAL

Chaplains violated policy by appearing at event in uniform, according to
IG complaint

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The Air Force's two-star chief of chaplains, his deputy, and an Army chaplain, violated service regulations by attending, in uniform, an event sponsored by the Chaplain Alliance for Religious Liberty, according to Mikey Weinstein, the controversial leader of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation.

In a letter to acting Defense Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine, Weinstein demanded an investigation of the chaplains' actions.[...]

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