National Affairs: Morals and Religion

The Conference on Religious and Moral Training for Soldiers submitted to Secretary of War Weeks a program for maintaining " the highest Christian standard" in the military forces of the United States.

The program includes: Churches to be built at Army posts; the chief of chaplains to have duties similar to those of a bishop of a diocese; a chaplains' training school; a chaplains' corps in which promotion is possible up to the rank of colonel.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!