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NPR : Religious Group's Ties to Pentagon Questioned
by noteworthy at 8:49 pm EST, Dec 14, 2006

A military watchdog group is asking the Pentagon whether senior uniformed officers, including Brig. Gen. Vince Brooks, the former public affairs director of the Army, had permission to appear in a video endorsing an evangelical Christian group.

The Military Religious Freedom Foundation is preparing a possible class-action lawsuit against the Pentagon for "the creation of a theocracy, of a particular fundamentalist perspective within our own military branches."

The foundation says a core of evangelicals are gaining influence at the Pentagon, and violating military policies. It cites Wednesday-morning prayer sessions in the Pentagon's executive dining room.

Here's the same story, over at Salon:

Former Air Force officer Mikey Weinstein (MRFF) says evangelicals are trying to turn his beloved military into a "frickin' faith-based initiative."

Here's coverage from the "Associated Baptist Press":

The influence of evangelical Christians in the military's highest ranks is again under question, after complaints ...

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