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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.

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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.

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Empowerment through Resiliency

Empowerment through Resiliency

A group of Airmen pose for a group photo during a Partnach Gorge tour at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 14, 2019. Approximately 27 Airmen from the 52nd Fighter Wing geographically separated units across Europe participated in a single Airmen resiliency retreat...

Empowerment through resiliency

Empowerment through resiliency

Airmen participate in classes to help strengthen their resiliency during a Single Airmen Resiliency Retreat at Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 13, 2019. The retreat, hosted by chaplains from the 470th Air Base Squadron, is a key...



190716-N-UN744-0069 - ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire (July 16, 2019) - Capt. Herbert Griffin, force chaplain of U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, left, poses for a group photo with U.S. and Ivorian sailors after concluding the Religious Ministry Leaders Chaplain Conference...

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