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United States Air Force Chaplain Corps

Summary
The Chaplain Corps of the United States Air Force (USAF) is composed of both clergy—commissioned officers who have been endorsed and ordained by a religious organization—and enlisted Religious Affairs. As military chaplains, their main purpose is to support the free exercise of religion by members of the military service, their dependents, and other authorized personnel. They also provide advice on spiritual, ethical, moral, and religious-accommodation issues to the leadership of the United States Department of Defense. Air Force chaplains come from a variety of religious backgrounds, including Buddhism, Catholicism, Eastern Orthodox Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Protestantism, and any other religious organization with an endorser that has been recognized by the Armed Forces Chaplains Board. Mission statement While serving as a visible reminder of the Holy, the Air Force Chaplain Corps provides spiritual care and the opportunity for Air Force members and their fami
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