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TheAtlanticWire reports:

Mother Jones’ Adam Weinstein reports that soldiers at Virginia’s Fort Eustis were recently punished for refusing to attend one of the many Christian evangelical events sponsored by the commanding base general and "self-professed ‘reborn’ officer, Maj. General James E. Chambers." The incident and subsequent investigation have revealed a Fort Eustis culture where Christian evangelism isn’t just pervasive, it’s a direct order. Weinstein explains that this isn’t just a quirky, isolated incident. It’s part of an increasingly zealous military culture of evangelical-or-else[.]

Here is a link to the Mother Jones article.

Here is a link to the May 2009 Harpers article.

AP has now picked up on the Smoking Gun pieces about the HIV airman at McConnell AFB.  See here.