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Courtesy of the Coast Guard Academy

Jamie Stahl-Ryan is the first chaplain honored with the Coast Guard Academy’s Spirit of the Bear award, presented to faculty or staff in recognition of extraordinary effort toward the well-being of cadets and officer candidates.

Two years ago, Jamie Stall-Ryan was serving at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., and poised to call it a career after 25 years in the military. But the Navy, facing a shortage of experienced clergy, made a request: Postpone retirement and fill in as command chaplain at the Coast Guard Academy. Suffice […]

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