November 22, 2015 – Threat of MRFF Involvement Immediately Changes Attendance Requirement at Religious Service

A MRFF active duty U.S. Army client had been informed that they were required to attend a religious memorial service at the post chapel. After expressing his/her objections to attending this service based upon their beliefs, this MRFF client was prepared to accept an Article 15 non-judicial punishment (NJP) under the UCMJ (Uniform Code of Military Justice) when his/her 1st SGT reiterated that attendance at this religious service was mandatory. Based upon this feeling of helplessness, this client contacted MRFF and received assurance that he/her would have MRFF’s full support if he/her chose to pursue this matter further. Based upon this assurance, MRFF’s client informed MRFF that:

“After mentioning your organization, the memorial service suddenly became ‘optional’. Thanks for working hard for those who fight for our freedoms.”

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