Chaplains from the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marines past and present, were honored at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific during the Chaplains Memorial Dedication on Dec. 13, 2017, Honolulu.
171210-N-YM543-290 YOKOSUKA, Japan (Dec. 10, 2017) – Lt. Junsub Um, a Chaplain aboard the U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), gives candy to children while dressed as Santa during a Family Readiness Group Bowling Event. Blue Ridge is in an extensive maintenance period in order to modernize the ship to continue to […]
171209-N-HT134-011 ARABIAN GULF (Dec. 9, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Jim Myers, a native of Oceanside, Calif., assigned to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit aboard the amphibious assault ship USS America (LHA 6), delivers a sermon to Sailors and Marines during a protestant worship service in the ship’s chapel. America is the flagship for the America Amphibious […]
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Ronald Kennedy, the chaplain for 11th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, gives the invocation at the Combat Logistics Battalion 11 post and relief at Camp Pendleton, Calif., Dec 8, 2017. The ceremony took place at the Paige Field House parade deck in the 11 area of U.S. Marine Corps Base Camp […]
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Phillip Ridley, command chaplain, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, speaks, during the annual Kaneohe Klippers Memorial Ceremony held aboard Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Dec. 7, 2017.The Kaneohe Klippers Memorial Monument was dedicated in 1981, in honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice aboard U.S. Naval Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, Dec. 7, 1941, […]
171207-N-AT530-126NORFOLK (Dec 7, 2017) – Cmdr. Steven Dundas, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story chaplain, offers the benediction to begin a Pearl Harbor remembrance ceremony at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story. The ceremony commemorated the 76th anniversary of the attacks on Pearl Harbor and the 2,043 Americans who lost their lives that day. (U.S. […]
U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Karl Thomas (center), director, 21st Century Sailor Office; and U.S. Navy Chaplain (Lt.) Eduardo Amora (right) participate in the full honors funeral of U.S. Navy Radioman 3rd Class Howard Bean in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, Dec. 6, 2017. Bean, along with 429 crewmen aboard the USS Oklahoma, […]
DUBUQUE, Ia. – Rear Adm. Margaret Kibben, the Navy chief of chaplains, presented the Silver Star Medal, posthumously, to Chaplain Lt. j.g. Aloysius H. Schmitt December 7.
U.S. Navy Capt. Phillip Hedges cuts the ceremonial cake at Marston Pavilion aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Nov. 27, 2017. This year’s Chaplain Corps Ball celebrated 242 years since the formation of the Chaplain Corps. Hedges is the command chaplain for Marine Corps Installations East.
Chaplains offer everything from faith leadership to personal advice to much-needed solace. According to the Navy website, they guide us by the principles of the chaplain mission: providing religious ministry and support to those of your own faith, facilitating the religious requirements of those from all faiths, caring for all service members and their families, […]