Monday, October 29, 2007

New Buddhist Chapel at USAF Academy


Buddhist chapel to be opened next Monday
Associated Press, October 26, 2007

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (USA) -- The Air Force Academy will dedicate its first Buddhist Chapel on Monday.
Wiley Burch, a Buddhist reverend in the Dai community and 1959 academy graduate, will officiate.

The chapel will be on the lower level of the Cadet Chapel.

Officials say there has been a growing number of Buddhists in the Cadets corps in recent year. --

If anyone has visited this chapel or attended services there, please give us a description!

3 comments:

JeffBaker said...

Former USAF pilot in Vietnam, Buddhist meditator, wishes to make contact with Buddhist Military Sangha, especially USAF. Please contact: jpbaker8@verizon.net

Broward Lotus Sangha said...

My wife and I sat with the Sangha in September 2008. We very much enjoyed the atmosphere and experience. The Sangha meeting was on a Wednesday evening and was open to the public, though not listed on the Cadet Chapel's web page as such. As of this moment, it STILL is not listed, I don't know if there have been any changes.

Anonymous said...

Hello, I'm Pete Peterson and work at the Air Force Academy Cadet Chapel as the Public Relations Director. I noticed the link to the Cadet Chapel (on the right side fo the Blog) is not current. Our updated site is located at: http://www.usafa.edu/superintendent/hc/
The current Buddhist Service Schedule is as follows:
Sunday @ 10am
Wednesday @ 6:20pm (please note visitors must have valid military ID to gain entry onto the Air Force Academy after 6pm)

Please let me know if you have any questions. Have a great day!

Pete
cadet.chapel@usafa.edu

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