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Timothy Boschen

Timothy Boschen
Address
1021 NOKOMIS ST, APT/SUITE APT 9
DANVILLE, KY 40422
United States
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Email
chrestus223@hotmail.com
Phone
(540) 470-8227
Date
04/27/2019
Ministry Report
Retired

Richard Saito

Richard Saito
Address
727 Narrows Point Cir
Birmingham, AL 35242
United States
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Email
coachsaito@gmail.com
Phone
(205) 356-0686
Date
04/11/2019
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I am doing ministry through my church in Birmingham, AL, the Inverness Vineyard Church. I am also teaching a Bible class at the Brother Bryan Mission in Birmingham, a resident ministry to those who have had addiction issues, homelessness, or financial tragedies. This program teaches men how to become Christians and walk as believers, getting through the past issues toward stability. I am also leading men’s conferences (in the beginning stages) through my church to help men be encouraged, strengthen others, and build strong relationships toward discipleship. I just retired from 12 years of coaching baseball and football at a local Christian school, I am planning to do short term ministry to Japan in the near future.

David DeDonato

David DeDonato
Address
220 Lothrop Hill Rd
Lexington, SC 29072
United States
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Email
dmd777d@gmail.com
Phone
(803) 356-6542
Date
03/23/2019
Ministry Report
Volunteer public safety and law enforcement chaplain with two SC agencies
Founding President, SC Public Safety Chaplains Association
International Conference of Police Chaplains Region 8 Treasurer
Deputy Command Chaplain, SC State Guard
National Vice President, Military Chaplains Association of the USA
Received D.Min degree from Columbia Biblical Seminary, Columbia International University on 20 Mar 19

Michael A. Milton

Michael A. Milton
Address
4006 Ainsdale Drive
Matthews, NC 28104
United States
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Email
mamilton@alumni.unc.edu
Phone
(980) 229-3314
Date
02/26/1958
Ministry Report
Retired on March 1, 2018. Chair of Missions and Evangelism and Director of Chaplain Ministries, Erskine Theological Seminary; President of a non-profit, Faith for Living, Inc. President of the D. James Kennedy Institute of Reformed Leadership (under Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church [ARP]). I became “Honorably Retired” from the Presbyterian Church in America, and after planting a church in Weddington, NC, was “honorably retired” from ARP. Writing, consulting.

Dale Forrester

Dale Forrester
Address
24609 46th AVE E
Graham, WA 98338
United States
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Email
oldwarrior63@outlook.com
Phone
(253) 266-9977
Date
03/22/2019
Ministry Report
Growing older – not too gracefully! Just completed a ministry as the interim pastor of an Evangelical Covenant Church here in Graham and volunteering as an elder-mentor.

Barry Bowden

Barry Bowden
Address
2310 Elmhurst Drive
Fayetteville, NC 28304
United States
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Email
barry.bowden@yahoo.com
Phone
(910) 364-5523
Date
03/22/2019
Ministry Report
Retired from Ft Rucker in Aug 2008 and moved to Fayetteville. Served as a Military and Family Life Counselor on Ft Bragg from 2009 to August 2018. Now in full time private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) . Working with several non profit veterans organizations–Camaraderie Foundation, Centerstone Military Services, Fairways for Warriors–providing Accelerated Resolution Therapy sessions to treat PTSD, anxieties, phobias, addictions, nightmares, grief and loss with excellent short term outcomes. Also, serve as a therapist with Lone Survivor Foundation for weekend retreats and with Wounded Warrior Project Odyssey week long retreats. I have attended Crossview Alliance Church (CMA) since 2009 and serve as Head Elder. Melanie continues to teach weekly Ladies Bible Studies, continuing her ministry to military wives and families, just like her PWOC ministry. If ever in Fayetteville, give a quick call at 910.364.5523. I would love to catch up.

Interview CH (COL) William Green

CH (COL) William Green has been nominated for appointment to the grade of Brigadier General. Upon his Senate confirmation CH Green will become the US Army’s 26th, Deputy Chief of Chaplains.

 

The Arizona Chapter

 

“The Arizona Chapter has held two lunches this winter, in Tucson on February 6th at The Parish Restaurant, and at Ft. Huachuca on March 8th at the Thunder Mountain Activity Center.  The next event will be at Mimi’s Café in Scottsdale, on March 28th.  We will plan one more luncheon this winter in Tucson, during early April.   If you have moved to Arizona, or are “snow-birding” there, please contact Donna Weddle at dcweddle@cos.net to get yourself added to the roster for information on future events.”

First Picture at Ft. Huachuca:  Donna Weddle, Tom and Susan Day, Fred Robinson, Terry Cotton, and Pat Dickson

Second Picture in Tucson:  Bob Bendick, Donna Weddle, Roy Ludlow,  Ken Kohlenbrander, Tom Day, Paul Weddle, and Steve Utter

Washington DC-area Chaplain Corps

Friday, 25 January 2019 was the “kick-off” meeting of the Washington DC-area Chaplain Corps network of chaplains, chaplain assistants (RAS), DREs, DA Civilians and spouses.  Central to our start was gathering in prayer, led by David Hicks.  Our agenda was to enjoy the friendship and connections together.  There is a definite “afterglow” from the November 2018 USACCRA 9th Biennial Chaplain Corps Family Reunion.  Many words of thanks were expressed for the National leadership and the satisfaction of teamwork to celebrate chaplain ministries and communities.

Pictured are:  (seated) Connie and Wayne Ice with Wayne, Jr., Carolyn and BenChuck Manning, Bill Jokela and Randell Bowen, (standing) Paula and Eric Wester, David and Janice HIcks, Gary Dahl, Ben and Betty Nass, Renee Kilsh, Wayne Lehrer, Phyllis and Jack Marcom and Susan Dahl.  We got regrets from Jeff and Monika Young, Otto Reinbacher, Bruce Burslie, Jane Heaton, Bob Chance, Dennis Madtes and Doug Lee (with late-breaking cancellations). Of course, Donna Weddle is on her “western decampment” based in the Phoenix area for the winter and fostering gatherings there.  Our Washington DC gathering was a time of celebration and gratitude.

Looking ahead, the group determined to set the next meeting for Tuesday, 30 April at the Patton Club, Fort Myer, Virginia, gathering at 11:45 am for a 11:55 am kick-off.  Also, looking toward the future, by acclamation the group determined that Chaplain Wayne Lehrer would join SGM Susan Dahl and Chaplain Donna Weddle as the DC-area planning team.  This was prompted by Chaplain Eric and Paula Wester who bade farewell as Eric retires from active ministry as an ecclesiastical endorser.  In February, they move to Jacksonville, Florida.

Next meeting:  Tuesday, 30 April, 1145 am at the Patton Club.  Hope to see you there!

Greetings to all of you,

 

The gathering of the Chaplaincy people was this past Tuesday (30 April) at the

Fife and Drum Dining Room at Ft Myer (1145).  Ten of us were able to be together

this time (see photo).

Among the items discussed were:

> which day of the week is best for our gatherings.   We decided to move them

to Thursday for the near future.

>  How often should we gather?  Quarterly, as we do now, or more often?  We

decided that should be at the next gathering.

>  What, besides gathering for lunch, are we prepared to do at our gatherings?

Example:  Go to Gettysburg and ask Ch Hicks to share their city.

 

The MDW Chaplains were also meeting at this same time, and we secured information

on the Chaplain Anniversary celebration so that our members can include it in our

reserved dates.  2019 anniversary on 26 July, beginning about 0930 at Ft Myer’s

Memorial Chapel.  Plans include a memorial service at Arlington National Cemetery’s

Chaplain Hill, followed by a cake cutting, and lunch at the Chapel.   Please put our

corp anniversary on your calendars.

 

Our next gathering will be Thursday, June 20, 1145, at Ft Myer.

 

Wayne Lehrer, “convener!”

 

Lutheran Chaplain RECON, 15-18 September 2019

REGISTRATION FORM

for

Lutheran Chaplain RECON, 15-18 September 2019

Colorado Springs, Colorado

 

  1. If staying at the RECON hotel, the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel in Colorado Springs, please call them at 719-576-8900 to make your reservation and identify yourself as attending RECON to get our special rate.  NOTE: this rate is also good for two days before and/or after RECON.  For RECON, the rate is $159 per night plus tax (= $477 plus tax for 3 nights).  Or, you may also register for the hotel online at
    https://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/C/COSP-DT-LMR-20190915/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG (Group name is Lutheran Retired Military Chaplains Reunion).  Reservations with the hotel must be made no later than noon 16 August 2019.  After that, it’s on an “available” basis at “best available rate.”

 

  1. Complete the Registration Form below no later than 15 August 2019 and mail it to:

 

Chaplain Paul Howe

            30701 Berry Creek Drive

            Georgetown TX78628

 

  1. Enclose your check for the appropriate amount. The Registration Fee is $250 per person (i.e., $250 for one person, $500 for two).  Check should be made out to “Paul Howe.”  (Paul is our “banker” and has the RECON account set up to pay the bills.  NOTE: the Registration Fee covers all activities, meals unless noted otherwise, and transportation to and from all activity sites.

 

  1. For clarity, please PRINT the PDF below, then detach and mail this bottom portion along with your check.

Registration Information

RECON 2019 Colorado Springs Schedule