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Welcome to the Army’s Chaplain Services Center

The Call of the US Army Chaplain Corps

The purpose of this website is to provide you a variety of ways to better define and strengthen your personal values.  This site complements the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness (CSF) website by providing the chaplain resources applicable to what CSF calls “Spiritual Fitness.”  Resources are provided here that include monotheistic, polytheistic, pantheistic, and nontheitic resources.This site is not intended to promote any particular religious preference or to promote theistic over nontheistic perspectives.  This is also not an instruction course on world religions or a hub for religious conversion.  Chaplains help service members in a variety of ways, but selecting a core belief system is an individual effort and chaplains are careful not to show bias.

To avoid bias, the listed resources are limited to current chaplain endorsing agencies and general internet references on Beliefnet, About, and eHow.com.  For religions and philosophies not represented in the chaplaincy, current lay leader endorsers and prospective endorsers may be referenced.  For additional information, like youth groups, study groups, or faith-based counseling, contact your local chaplain or the endorsing agencies.

The overarching goal is quickly connect individuals with spiritual or naturalistic personal values they already have.  Soldiers, families, and civilians are invited to review the links above to connect with their theistic or nontheistic beliefs as well as non-sectarian support and general interest items.

US Army Chaplaincy News
  • Fort Hood ministry teams care for, counsel Soldiers, families in aftermath of tragedy April 23, 2014
    In the aftermath of the April 2, 2014, Fort Hood shooting, Chaplains and chaplain assistants coordinated coverage to provide counseling and care to the Army family.
  • 5th Signal Command first sergeant uses Army training to save local boy's life. April 23, 2014
    The following is a first-person account of events that transpired on April 20, 2014. MONS, Belgium (Apr. 20, 2014) -- On Easter, April 20, 2014, my wife and I planned on taking our three sons to the Jemappes Park just outside of Mons. They were supposed to have an Easter Egg hunt for the local children. When we awoke that Sunday morning it was fairly cool outside with a forecast of scattered showers so we were undecided whether we would go to the park or not. At about 1 p.m. we decided that we would go, although the Easter Egg hunt was over.
  • Military Chaplains host Easter service April 22, 2014
    Hundreds of visitors gathered at Arlington National Cemetery's Memorial Amphitheater to watch the sunrise during the annual Easter Sunrise Service hosted by the U.S. Army Military District of Washington's Command Chaplain in Arlington, Va., April 20, 2014.
  • April is National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month April 21, 2014
    Across the United States, April is recognized as National Sexual Assault Prevention and Awareness Month. The Department of Defense is committed to moving toward a culture free of sexual assault and encourages all members of the military and civilians within the Department to follow the theme: "Live Our Values: Step Up To Stop Sexual Assault."
  • 709th MP Battalion Equips, Empowers and Educates in the Pursuit of Eliminating Sexual Assault April 18, 2014
    SHARP Stand-Down Day Equips, Empowers and Educates local Soldiers in the Pursuit of Eliminating Sexual Assault.
  • New Picatinny chaplain adjusts to new assignment April 18, 2014
    Replacing the Picatinny chaplain, Lt. Col. Kwon Pyo., the asrenal's new chaplain Lt. Col. David Jacob shares his plans and goals while at Picatinny Arsenal.
  • Corps workers stay spiritually fit with fellowship April 18, 2014
  • Army installation holds SHARP Summit, encourage culture of prevention and trust April 18, 2014
  • Vulnerability key to emotionally coming home from warzone April 16, 2014
    Watch a buddy barely survive an accidental vehicle rollover. Put that emotional rock in the rucksack. Live through yet another improvised explosive device on a route clearance. Another one goes in. Attend one too many memorial services for brothers in arms. Push that emotional boulder in too. The emotional burdens of war can pile up quickly. Chaplain (Capt.) Jonathan Entrekin likens these stressful experiences as rocks that Soldiers put into imaginary rucksacks. When Soldiers come home those emotional rucksacks often stay on, however, and can create emotional distance with friends and family.
  • Army Family Honors the Fallen at Fort Hood April 15, 2014
    On April 9, 2014, Fort Hood, TX hosted a memorial ceremony for the Soldiers killed in the April 2 shooting attack on the installation. This article shares the full remarks from Chaplain (Col.) Matthew Goff, III Corps Command Chaplain.