Counseling After the Crash

(Editor’s note: Through one of the PCA’s 18 U.S. Army chaplains, Jon K. Maas, the denomination has been ministering to the people grieving the loss of the 248 military personnel killed in history’s worst air charter crash. The DC-8 which went down at GanderInternationalAirport was under contract to ferry troops of the 101ist Airborne Division from their peacekeeping post in the Sinai to their home base, Fort Campbell, Kentucky. Maas entered the chaplaincy last summer and has been with the 101st since August. At the time of the crash he was returning to FortCampbell from exercises in Georgia with another “Screaming Eagles” unit. Mrs. Maas was one of many family members in the community left won

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