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Guest Host: Andrea Seabrook
The Air Force Academy program for promoting religious tolerance has been criticized for failing to adequately address complaints about proselytizing and harrassment of cadets. Andrea Seabrook leads a discussion about why the program exists in the first place and the appropriate place for religious expression in military training and service.
- Brigadier General William Lord commander of the 81st Training Wing, Keesler Air Force Base
- John Hittinger professor of philosophy at Sacred Heart Major Seminary and former teacher at the Air Force Academy, 1994-2001
- Chaplain Captain MeLinda Morton chaplain at the Air Force Academy
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