Some things: 1) You seem to confine praying in Jesus name to the chapel. Is this not the same thinking of anti-Christians? One's faith may be expressed in the "church" on Sunday morn, as long as it stays there after the services? Is there Scriptural basis for this? "Just to clarify,the below scenario would be the example where a chaplain would be prohibited from preaching to those would were not able to leave"
2) Was Klingenschmitt found guilty of compelling subordinates to attend meeting against their will? "No as referenced above, this is an example of what is prohibted. I listed my understanding of what he was carged with."
3)"they may one day be called to take a stand.." I take it you think that time is not yet? At what point then should the servants of Christ say it's time to take a stand? Consider the "Context" of the 1930's German church. " In other words, we know the liberal agenda and they don't care what conservative chaplains think. To date, no one has said verses have to be cut out of Bibles. Should chaplains e compelled to validate homosexuality in any way, then you will see stand. Otherwise Mike, would you have the hundreds of conservative evangelical, reformed, and fundamentalist chaplains reign their commissions and leave the ranks to Satan?"
Was it really for praying in Jesus name or was it for attending political and media events in uniform such as when CH. Klingenschmitt did so across for the White House in direct disobedience to orders. Chaplains still have full liberty to reach from the Scriptures in chapel including praying in Jesus name when counseling/discipling military personel, but as an officer, they cannot compel subordinates to attend a meeting against their will. Nor could I in my civilian profession. The Chaplaincy is not a church, but a mission field where you are pastor to some and chaplain to all who have need. As like all servants of Christ, they may one day be called to take a stand for Scripture and their convictions in regard to the social engineering that is taking place.