ime was running out.
Susanna easily met the
education and ministry
requirements with a
Master in Theology
and many years of
service in the ministry, but the cut-off age
was forty, and she was already thirty-nine.
The qualification process itself could take
between nine and eighteen months. But
time was not the only issue. Only thirtythree
out of eighty applicants would be
chosen. As the last step in a long and
grueling interview process, Susanna had
been interviewed by the Chief of Chaplains
Accessions and other senior military
LEFT Susanna's swearing in ceremony in 2019
led by Stephen Turner, Director of Chaplaincy
Services at Georgia Department of Corrections
and Susanna's former boss. ABOVE Susanna
beginning her officer training in Alabama.
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