Thoughts on Transitioning from “Enlisted” to Officer & Chaplain

Thoughts on Transitioning from “Enlisted” to Officer & Chaplain

“THE CHAPLAINCY IS NOT WHERE YOU DO THAT” by former U.S. Army Capt. Gary Mason, ©2018 (Jun. 2, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following is a stream-of-consciousness account by former Army Captain Gary Mason of his observations of his transition from enlisted soldier to chaplain candidate and his goal of ministering to effect positive change […]

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 3

U.S. Army Veteran Shares Painful Experiences of Military Racism, Part 3

FROM “SPECIALIST” TO “LIEUTENANT,” BUT NOT WITHOUT INSULT by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 30, 2018) — In Part 1 and Part 2 of this series, Captain Gary Mason (retired) related his experience in the U.S. Army Infantry, which surprisingly included unexpected racism. In 2000, Mason had already graduated from college with a degree in Communications when […]