9th Coast Guard District reserve chaplain deploying to Afghanistan for one year.

9th Coast Guard District reserve chaplain deploying to Afghanistan for one year.
CLEVELAND — An Ohio native and a local reverend, who is also a commissioned officer in the U.S. Navy, Chaplain Corps and currently serving as the reserve chaplain for the 9th Coast Guard District, is deploying to Afghanistan for one year. Chaplain James Eckert is being recalled to active duty for an operational mobilization as leader, Mobile Team, Navy Central Command Forward Afghanistan. Eckert’s...