MRFF’s Fast, Positive Effect On My Case

From: Senior Christian Active Duty Military Chaplain’s E-Mail Address Withheld

Subject: MRFF’s Fast, Positive Effect On My Case
Date: July 7, 2018 at 10:55:07 AM MDT


I am a senior military chaplain of the Christian faithwho was accused by a member of my congregation of Conduct Unbecoming an Officer and Contempt for the President of the United States for the content of a sermon preached during the Christian worship service I conducted very recently in my military base chapel. Instead of coming to me to discuss his complaint, he went directly to my Commander who was obligated to launch a preliminary investigation regarding the charges. When the Investigating Officer called me in to make a statement I demurred and said I that would only make a statement if I was represented by legal counsel.
The complainant was a conservative Christian older retiree and avid supporter of President Trump. Supreme Court Justice Robert Jackson and the organizer of the Nuremberg War Crimes Trials wrote about men just like

 this complainant: “[I]n our country are evangelists and zealots of many different political, economic and religious persuasions whose fanatical conviction is that all thought is divinely classified into two kinds — that which is their own and that which is false and dangerous.” — Justice Robert H Jackson, American Communications Assn. v. Douds, 339 US 382, 438; 70 SCt. 674, 704 (1950)


On leaving the Investigating Officer’s office I immediately looked up legal precedent which I believed to be solidly on my side and called Mikey Weinstein at MRFF. He was my first call because I know that he does support members of the Chaplain Corps of all faiths including Christian faiths. He returned my call within minutes and arranged for one of his MRFF attorneys to contact me. The attorney, who is one of the best around, contacted me within a half an hour. 

The Investigator interviews other members of the congregation who contradicted the accuser while my MRFF counsel contacted the Investigating Officer by phone and email to tell him that I would make a statement through him. I worked late into the night gathering my sermon notes to allow the MRFF lawyer to help set the context for my defense. 
However, that ended up being unnecessary. I received a call from the Investigating Officer and the base Executive Officer telling me that the investigation had been complete and that I had been exonerated. I suspected that I would be and knew that my the investigation was a matter of necessity to protect the command. Likewise I knew that my CO, XO, and the IO are men of integrity who were not on a witch hunt. I also knew that if other members of the congregation were interviewed that I would be exonerated, but, that being said, I still expected that I would have to go through a time-consuming and stressful interview with the IO.

I am sure that the quick and decisive action of the MRFF attorney ensured that I did not have to go through that trying and taxing ordeal. I have nothing but praise for Mikey and his MRFF team. They helped save me from a dire situation that could have threatened my career and freedom. Not everyone has a command like mine and over the course of my career I have seen other officers railroaded through preliminary investigations and sent to court martial. That is why I reached out to Mikey and MRFF. They bring in the big guns and seek decisive, swift action on the part of their clients. They are the best.


(Senior Christian Active Duty Military Chaplain’s name, rank, unit and assigned military base withheld)

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  1. Grey One talks sass

    Justice Robert H Jackson nailed it.

    By the way, where is Calif Anon to whine that Mikey hates Christians? Where is their I’m Sorry which should be uttered by every gadfly who swarms the MRFF with their Christian Nationalist stench?

    Could it be they are really just out to cause trouble? My mama had a solution for people out to cause trouble – just saying. Perhaps a higher power can do for them what my mama did for me.

  2. Carmine Wiggins

    Grey One – Calif Anon and the entire christian evangelical dominionist group believe themselves the chosen ones and the only theological authority is the free world. Despite numerous attempts to inform them that the MRFF is not an atheist organization, and supports all people regardless of their religion, they never listen or care. In fact, if you just Google atheist organizations the MRFF is not listed ANYWHERE, except on christian evangelical dominionist websites.

    The christian evangelical dominionist are liars and spew fake prophecies and make other stuff up, kinda like the orange looking fella does everyday…check this out:

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