Lt. Andrew Burns, Navy Chaplain Corps assigned to Naval Hospital Bremerton Pastoral Care department, delivers a benediction with attendees at the command’s 243rd birthday of the Navy Chaplain Corps, the oldest staff corps in the Navy (Official Navy photo by Douglas H Stutz, NHB Public affairs).
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 15, 2018) – Lt. Jason Shaw, a chaplain at Naval Hospital Jacksonville, discusses an upcoming deployment with a sailor. The Navy Chaplain Corps celebrates its 243rd birthday on Nov. 28. It’s comprised of over 1,000 chaplains from more than 100 faith groups (including Christianity, Judaism, Islam, and Buddhism). Navy Chaplains promote the […]
Military chaplains based in Guam celebrated the 243rd U.S. Navy Chaplain Corps birthday at Papa’s Restaurant in Barrigada Nov. 30. Navy chaplains have been a part of the lives of many service members and their families, offering good counsel, warming hearts in times of celebration, and helping to mend them in times of tribulation.
U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Robert Elias, regimental psychiatrist, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division discusses men’s health and suicide prevention with Marines and Sailors at the Anderson Chow Hall, Marine Corps Base Hawaii, Kaneohe Bay, Nov. 27, 2018. The Regiment is recognizing men’s health issues and advocating suicide prevention throughout the month of November. (U.S. […]
181128-N-IY469-016 – Lt. Cmdr. Devon Foster, staff chaplain, offers a blessing and a prayer over the chaplains and the cake. “Today, as we come alongside our fellow caregivers in the medical field, to provide pastoral care to them and their patients, empower us to stand as your presence; embolden us to speak life, hope and […]
A U.S. Marine Corps Forces Command ceremony rededicated Camp Allen back to Camp Elmore in honor of Korean War Navy Cross recipient, Pfc.George W. Elmore, Nov. 27, 2018 at Camp Elmore, Norfolk, Virginia. Elmore,while serving as an automatic rifleman in Korea, was killed February 26,1951 and posthumously awarded the Navy Cross. In 1953, Camp Elmore […]
181122-N-GR168-1161 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Nov. 22, 2018) Lt. Dirk Caldwell, from Crawfordsville, Ind., a Navy chaplain assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, serves Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class Austin Burns, from Murrieta, California, on the mess decks aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21) November 22, 2018. USS New York […]
Defense Secretary James N. Mattis provides remarks as Navy Vice Adm. Craig S. Faller assumes duties as commander of U.S. Southern Command from Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd at a U.S. Southern Command ceremony at the command’s headquarters in Doral Fla., Nov. 26, 2018.
Navy Adm. Kurt W. Tidd retires after serving as commander of U.S. Southern Command. Tidd retired after four decades of distinguished military service at a ceremony at Southcom headquarters in Doral, Fla., Nov. 26, 2018.
ARABIAN GULF – U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Timothy Owens, left, a religious planning specialist assigned to the Essex Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), plays the piano while Cmdr. Wayne Haddad, right, chaplain, Essex ARG, listens while aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2), Nov. 17, 2018. The Essex is the flagship […]