Into the Kill Zone
by David Klinger

“They must practice spiritual fitness to live the life the Army calls them to. There is no other way.”

What was for former LAPD officer David Klinger a “horrifying,” “harrowing moment,” and the root of a 20-year crisis of conscience–that is, his use of deadly force while on the job–does not phase the spiritually-fit soldiers of today’s U.S. Army. Or so some military chaplains hope. In an original featureRevealerassociate editor Kathryn Joyce investigates how deadly force is dealt with, at home and abroad.