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Welcome to the Military Chaplains Association
Chartered by Congress in 1952 the Military Chaplains Association is dedicated to the advocacy and professional excellence of our military and government agency chaplains. If you are a chaplain and not a member of this association, we invite you to join the only professional organization that focuses on you and your unique ministry.
Veteran/Military Friendly Congregations
The MCA partners with local churches to enhance religious support service opportunities to our veterans and military serving our nation. Click here to connect to the Veteran/Military Friendly Congregations site to learn more.
CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti - U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Yancy B. Lindsey, commander, Navy Region Europe, Africa, Southwest Asia (EURAFSWA), speaks with Chaplain Cmdr. Patrick A. Bellar during a site visit tour of the base, July 13, 2019. Camp Lemonnier is an operational...
II MEF chaplains, religious program specialists strengthen spiritual guidance through confidential communication training
U.S. Navy chaplains and religious program specialists from across the Carolina Marine Air Ground Task Force attend a monthly area-wide training meeting on Camp Lejeune, N.C., July 17, 2019. The training involved topics pertaining to privileged and confidential...
Chaplain Capt. Tyler Shields with the 103rd Chemical Battalion performs funeral services for Marine Pvt. Carl Strong in Jackson, Ky., July 13, 2019. Strong was killed in action on Iwo Jima, March 14, 1945 while serving with the 28th Marine Regiment (courtesy photo)