2012 Lantern Award
Rev. Bill Devine
Former Navy Capt., Father Bill Devine (Former Military Chaplain and Present Pastor Of St. Thomas Aquinas of Bridgewater). In 1989, after 14 years with the Archdiocese of Boston, served 22 years with the Navy and Marine Corp. as Chaplain. Served three tours in Iraq as well as many other overseas assignments including many tours at sea on Naval Ships.
Deployed 6 times; supporting Operations SOUTHERN WATCH (1994, 1998), ENDURING FREEDOM (2004, 2006), and IRAQI FREEDOM (2008). He is currently deployed in support of Operations EDURING FREEDOM, NEW DAWN and Combined Joint Task Force HORN OF AFRICA.
Photos by Maureen Hancock