US Jewish chaplains to get new memorial

A memorial commemorating US Jewish chaplains who died in battle will be erected at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, Congress decided on Thursday night.

“This memorial will be a fitting commemoration of 13 chaplains who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation,” bill sponsor Sen. Charles Schumer said.

“Every day, military chaplains risk their own safety and security to provide essential support to our deployed service members. Those who have lost their lives in the line of service deserve our highest respect, and I am so pleased that we were able to pass this legislation through the Senate.”


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