Last Surviving WWII Assistant Chaplain Resides in Lubbock

WWII Asst. Chaplain Phil Crenshaw served in Japan for three years. He recalls his days and what he is doing today to help the chaplaincy in the military.
By Melissa Adan

LUBBOCK, TX-- The last surviving World War II Assistant Chaplain resides in Lubbock.
       
Phil Crenshaw, 91, served WWII 70 years ago in Japan and now he is advocating for the military to not remove the chaplaincy services.

"There is a movement to greatly remove, if not delete the chaplaincy service from the Armed services," said Crenshaw.

Crenshaw is planning on meeting with officials in October to speak about the importance of the Chaplaincy for those serving.

Crenshaw is working with South Plains Honor Flight to accept applications for veterans eligible to attend the 2014 Honor Flight in early October.

For more information on how to apply visit: www.southplainshonorlfight.org

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