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"Ordered" to pray?

This morning, as a serving member of my countrys' Navy, I participated in "Ceremonial Divisions",  a formal parade where a visiting dignitary inspects the troops, medals are awarded, speeches are made. At one point during "Divvies", we are ordered to "Remove Headdress" while the School Chaplain recites a prayer.

 

Anyone have an opinion on what is essentially being ordered to participate in a prayer?  While I direct this question to serving or former members of the Armed…

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Added by Boatman on September 22, 2011 at 12:11pm — 14 Comments

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