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Alumnus sports Flames hockey jersey in Afghanistan

March 01, 2013  |  Liberty University News Service

1st Lt. Jeff Grimes, a U.S. Army chaplain serving in Afghanistan, is not only a counselor and peacemaker, but also a passionate supporter of the Flames’ hockey teams.

As a 2011 graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, with a Master of Divinity degree, Grimes asked Mike Binnie, assistant coach for the men’s Division I hockey team, for something he could wear in a street hockey tournament recently held at his base camp.

“We provided him some proper gear to represent his alma mater,” Binnie said. “As a chaplain and a soldier, he deserves our support. He’s supporting American soldiers.”

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