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Atheists Threaten USMC with Lawsuit over ‘Spiritual Fitness’ Training

Spiritual Fitness in action - Holy Communion atop Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. (Wikimedia)
Spiritual Fitness in action – Holy Communion atop Mt. Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima. (Wikimedia)

According to the Department of Veterans Affairs (via the Reuters news service), roughly 22 American military veterans kill themselves every day. That equates to one dead vet every 65 minutes. Especially with cases of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder through the roof, the Marine Corps is now taking flack for developing a “Spiritual Fitness” syllabus to strengthen any given Marine’s “mental resilience necessary for war.”  Continue reading Atheists Threaten USMC with Lawsuit over ‘Spiritual Fitness’ Training