Five active duty U.S. Army soldiers contacted MRFF for assistance after they were told by their commander that “it was the Army’s priority to come to the Lord Jesus Christ”. MRFF was contacted by these soldiers due to their concerns that “We have plenty of nonchristian soldiers in our (unit’s name withheld) include some of my battle buddies. We all were pissed. Nobody said nothing because he’s our commander. If you call him out your just done and he knows that.”
After MRFF President/Founder Mikey Weinstein contacted this commander’s superiors, one MRFF client emailed:
You talked to higher command and our (enlisted position rank withheld) Sergeant (name withheld) told some of us that our commander had been ‘counseled” by the (superior unit’s name withheld) commander to stop doing for what he said. Don’t know exactly what that means for our commander but we think it is good for us soldiers. And not for our commander.
If he tries to do this Christian talk again to us we will call you again too. But we don’t think he will because we already had another mandatory (subordinate unit’s name withheld) formation yesterday and he didn’t do it then. And didn’t even do a prayer to Jesus to start the meeting as he always did before. He said nothing about Jesus.