Veteran Pentacle Quest

pentacleIt took nearly a decade and the combined efforts of many, including Americans United for Separation of Church and State, but in 2007 the Pentacle, symbol of the Wiccan religion, was added to the US Department of Veterans Affairs list of emblems of belief that can be included on government-issued markers, headstones, and plaques honoring deceased veterans.

CIRCLE Magazine articles:
Fall 2007 - Success in the Veteran Pentacle Quest!
Winter 2007 - Veteran Pentacle Quest Success Update

 
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Sgt. Patrick Stewart
Circle Cemetery
Jerome Birnbaum
Circle Cemetery
A. Douglas Wilkey
Circle Cemetery
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Abe Kooiman
Arlington Nat'l Cemetery
Jan O'Rourke
Arlington Nat'l Cemetery
John P. Graff
Arlington Nat'l Cemetery
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Harold and Betty Hecht
Riverside National Cemetery
Riverside, California
Stephen Paul Snowberger III
North Carolina
Jason A. Schumann
Fort Snelling, MN
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Thomas E. Hufford (Balu)
Arlington Nat'l Cemetery
 

Summary Reports by Rev. Selena Fox of Circle Sanctuary

 

Background on the Pentacle Quest

Settlement Agreement (.pdf)

     Read the legal agreement ending the lawsuit and placing the Pentacle on the list

About Sgt. Patrick Stewart and His Plaque
     Meet Sgt. Patrick Stewart and his widow, Roberta

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