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Navy Decides To Keep Chaplain Who Allegedly Shamed Female And Gay Sailors

Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Modder will be able to retire in good standing.

The Navy has decided not to force out a Pentecostal chaplain who landed in hot water for allegedly scolding sailors for homosexuality and premarital sex.

Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Modder was given a "detachment for cause" letter in February and ousted from his job after his commander concluded that he was "intolerant" and "unable to function in the diverse and pluralistic environment" of his current assignment at the Navy Nuclear Power Training Command in South Carolina.

 

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