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Matt Allen


Matt and Lauren met through The Navigators as undergraduate students at the University of Georgia.  Matt served in the US Army for 15 years where Matt and Lauren continued to make disciples among active duty service members.  About a year ago, Matt left active duty to join the Bragg Navs team as Staff In Training.  They have four children: Claire, Greyson, Emily, and Owen.

Ben Kayser


Ben served in the US Army as an Infantry Officer for 6 years. The seeds of discipleship were planted for them in 1999 while in college. They have continued their work here at Fort Bragg and are excited to see God use them to minister to military men and women as well as their families. They have five daughters Grace, Bella, Chloe, Anna and Ruth and two sons Isaiah and Ezekiel. Ben currently serves in the Air Force Reserve as a Chaplain.


Rob Van Wey


Rob and Julie both came to know the Lord through The Navigators while at their first duty station. It has been a passion to bring the gospel to young service members ever since. After 11 years of service, Rob left active duty to begin Staff training at Bragg. They have two daughters, Tabitha and Lydia.

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