Chaplain Lamar Hunt (Photo by ocala.com photographer Alan Youngblood)
One of the chaplains in Miracles and Moments of Grace: Inspiring Stories from Military Chaplains
was recently honored by the Military Chaplains Association.
Chaplain Lamar Hunt, a retired Army chaplain, received an award for his years of volunteer service in retirement.
His story in my book, "The Whispered Service," is one that many readers comment on. In the story, he tells of leading a silent worship service in a Vietnam jungle surrounded by the enemy. It is a moving story in which Chaplain Hunt reveals that this service is the most memorable service he has ever conducted, whether in a small chapel or in a grand cathedral.
Chaplain Hunt has also been mentioned in a recent book by Gen. George S. Patton Jr.'s grandson, “Growing Up Patton”
by Benjamin Patton, published this year. Patton is the son of George S. Patton IV and grandson of Gen. George S. Patton Jr. Patton said one of his father’s favorite chaplains was Hunt because they both spent so much time in combat in Vietnam.
I just want to say congratulations, Chaplain Hunt, for your well deserved recognition on many fronts. It has been an honor working with you.