Latest "Islam" stories
Airman becomes the service’s first female Muslim chaplain candidate
“This is a big day not just for Muslims, but for persons of all faiths,” the Air Force chief of chaplains said.
Retired soldier educating South about Islam
A retired Army major speaks about the Middle East, Islam and Muslim culture to people who have little experience, but strong opinions, about those topics.
By Drew Brooks, The Fayetteville (N.C.) Observer via the AP
Airman becomes the first Muslim to be granted service’s beard waiver for observing religion
The airman with the 821st Contingency Response Squadron was granted the exemption after waiting years for approval.
By Jon Simkins
No ‘atheist’ chaplains, lawmakers tell Navy
When lawmakers got wind of the fact the Navy was just a step away from approving a non-believing Navy chaplain, 67 of them demanded the service withdraw the selection.
By Mark D. Faram