The Army plans to support a National Day of Prayer event closely associated with an evangelical Christian organization despite a protest from a group that wants to crack down on what it calls fundamentalist Christian domination of the U.S. military.
Army officials on Friday said there were no plans to back out of the event. The Army still intends to send a chaplain and the Military District Washington will contribute a color guard, a vocalist and a military band.
Thursday, May 1st is the National Day of Prayer. There are local events across the country. Pick one and support our nation in community prayer. You can find an event near you here. If you’re near Santa Clarita, CA, we’d love to see you at our event.