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Ortodox Priest - US Army Chaplain Corps

U.S. Army Oklahoma City, OK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: Vision, Medical, Life Insurance, Dental

The US Military is a diverse population of Americans who voluntarily serve their country in the Armed Forces. Each of these Soldiers are protected by the 1st Amendment right to worship freely. There is a need for Orthodox priests to serve those who sacrifice so much.

Needed: a part-time chaplain for a US Army Reserve Battalion consisting of approximately 550 Soldiers in the near to local area. Serves as chaplain and advisor to the military commander and professional staff on matters of religion, ethics, morals, and morale. Performs and provides direct, comprehensive pastoral ministry to include: counseling, religious ministrations, and worship services in garrison and field training environments. Provides pastoral care to Soldier's families, to include home and hospital visitation. Conducts memorial and funeral services. Ensures the free exercise of religion to uphold the 1st Amendment rights of Soldiers in compliance with US Code Title X. Provides Suicide Prevention and PTSD training. Mentors the Battalion unit ministry team.

Basic Requirements to Serve as a Chaplain:

Must attain your Bishop’s permission and be endorsed by DOD recognized ecclesiastical body.

Be in good health and able to minister in varied ministry settings.

Must be a legal permanent resident (Green Card Holder) or Citizen to serve.

Waivers available for age requirements: 46 years old to start commissioned service as a Reserve Chaplain

Learn more about the chaplaincy - https://www.goarmy.com/chaplain.html

U.S. Army

Why Work Here?

Nurture the living. Care for the wounded. Honor the fallen.

U.S. Army chaplains have served with distinction throughout Army history, and are noted not only for their gallantry as religious leaders and advisors, but also as Soldiers. Army Chaplains live by the sacred vow to guard religious freedom. Chaplains stand ready to minister and care for Soldiers and their Families both at home and abroad.

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10320 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 350 Columbia, MD 21044
Oklahoma City, OK
USA

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