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Marriage retreat helps returning vets repair relationships

...getting all the positive feedback we knew we were on to something," said the Rev. Ron Craddock, the chief of chaplain services at Augusta's VA hospitals.Before they attended November's retreat, the Eadses' seven-year marriage limped...
Victory through retreat

...noticed. Since the program began three years ago, the Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Medical Center chief of chaplain services, the Rev. Ron Craddock, has been all over the country speaking about it and helping other VA facilities start...
Hospices care for ailing, families

...But getting private insurance companies and health-maintenance organizations to pay for bereavement care and chaplain services is difficult, hospice officials say, even though Medicare has covered hospice since 1984. Hospices, which offer...
Transitional hotel is set for inmates

...speakers also will discuss the importance of the project. They are Dr. Victor R. Thomas, who is in charge of chaplain services for the South Carolina Department of Corrections; Sue Mickens, the director of treatment for Washington State Prison...
Inmate families paying high phone rates for 'welfare funds'

...commissary revenue to remedy a lack of jail programs such as education, drug and alcohol treatment, counseling and chaplain services. Amendments in 1993 and 2000 allow the money to be used for jail maintenance if the sheriff decides inmate welfare...
When soldiers die, a grim duty begins

...Col. Brewster said. Each family reacts differently to the news, he said. After the next of kin are notified, chaplain services and a casualty affairs officer are available to help the family with arrangements, counseling and other services...