Military Chaplains


Orthodox Military Chaplains

The Orthodox Church in America is a member of the National Conference of Ministry to the Armed Forces (NCMAF), and a member of the Endorsers for Chaplaincy Veterans Affairs Centers (ECVAC) and is recognized by the Armed Forces Chaplains Board to certify and endorse chaplains to serve in the armed forces.

Email: chaplains@oca.org

His Beatitude, Metropolitan Tikhon, Ecclesiastical Endorser for the US Military Chaplains

V. Rev. Theodore Boback, Chaplain
Lieutenant Colonel, USA-Retired
Dean and Executive Director of Orthodox Military & Veterans Administration Chaplains

2028 E Lombard St.
Baltimore, MD 21231
Phone: 410-276-3422

V. Rev. Joseph J. Gallick, Chaplain
Lieutenant Colonel, USAR-Retired
Assistant Dean and Deputy Director
3 Wildwood Dr.
Southborough, MA 01772-1989
Phone: 508-481-2028

* Indicates non-OCA Clergy


Active Duty U.S. Air Force

*Rev. Stephan [Henry] Close (AO)

Chaplain (LTC) USAF

PSC 37 Box 504
APO AE 09459

Assignment: Wing Chaplain
Mildenhall England

Spouse: Annette
DSN: 314-238-2822
Office: 01638 542 822
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. Ioan Irinel Dumitrascu

Rev. Ioan Irinel Dumitrascu (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USAF

Air Combat Command
633 ABW/HC
Langley AFB, VA

Spouse: Emanuela
Mobile: 330-503-7180
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Joseph Kelvin Gardner (AO)

Chaplain (LTC) USAF

AFIMSC(P)
1500 Perimeter Road
Room 2350
Joint Base Andrews, MD 20762

Phone: 214-612-7014
DSN: 612-7014
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

V. Rev. Eugene Lahue (OCA)

Chaplain (MAJ) USAF

804 Vandenberg Drive
Biloxi, MS 39531

Assignment: 81st Training Wing
Keesler AFB, MS

Spouse: Melissa
Phone: 228-377-4859
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Matthew Streett (GO)

Chaplain (CPT) USAF

86th Air Base Wing
APO AE 09094 [Ramstein AFB, Germany]

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Rev. Thaddeus Werner (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USAF

10415 Overland Crk
San Antonio, TX 78245

Assignment: 502d Air Base Wing
Joint Base Lackland-San Antonio, TX

Spouse: Valerie
Home: 864-201-4772
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


U.S. Air Force Reserve Component

Rev. Oliver Herbel (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USAFR

1845 16th Street S
Fargo, ND 58103

Spouse: Loretta
Home: 218-289-4693
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Peter G. Souritzides (GO)

Chaplain (MAJ) USAFR

510 Linden Place
Orange, NJ

Home: 973-674-6600


Active Duty U.S. Army

*Rev. Peter Aleria (AO)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

Fort Carson, CO

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*Rev. Paul S. Andreasen (ROCOR)

Chaplain (LTC) USAR

2023 Stonehenge Drive
Harker Hts, TX 76548

Phone: 254-768-7649
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V. Rev. Peter A. Baktis

V. Rev. Peter A. Baktis (OCA)

Chaplain (COL) USA

8825 Beulah St.
Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060

Assignment: Command Chaplain for the United States Army Intelligence and Security Command

Spouse: Jeanne
Office: 703-706-2043
Mobile: 915-443-6923
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

V. Rev. Peter M. Dubinin

V. Rev. Peter M. Dubinin (OCA)

Chaplain (LTC) USA

3357 Backridge Road
Woodlawn, TX 37191

Assignment: Kuwait

Spouse: Suzanne
Home: 931-216-9741
Office: 912-315-3192
Mobile: 912-432-1696
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Isaiah R. Gillette (AO)

Chaplain (LTC) USA

110A Scott Pl.
Ft. Riley, KS 66442

Spouse: Elizabeth
Office: 785-239-8346
Mobile: 785-318-0217
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. George Hill (OCA)

Chaplain (MAJ) USA

1260 Bayberry Court
Crozet, VA 22932

Spouse: Pamela
Office: 910-432-4455
Mobile: 910-853-8342
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. Sean Levine (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

5580 Shiley St.
El Paso, TX 79906

Spouse: Jennifer
Home: 915-307-3006
Office: 915-443-9281
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

V. Rev. George Oanca (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

10101 Warfighter Road, Bldg. 9420
Fort Carson, CO 80913

Assignment: 3-61 CAV/4th BCT/4th ID

Spouse: Cristina
Office: 719-503-4340
Mobile: 612-432-6099
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


U.S. Army Reserve Component

Rev. Ian Burgess (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USANG

7006 Bohn Blvd.
Anderson, CA 96007

Spouse: Mary
Phone: 530-917-9758
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Kevin Teed Millsaps (GO)

Chaplain (CPT) TNARNG

211 Sasanoa Ct.
Kingsport, TN 37664

Assignment: 3rd Sqdn, 278th ACR, Kingsport, TN 37660

Spouse: Tina (Irene)
Home: 423-220-9240
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Rev. Danut Palanceanu (OCA)

Chaplain (1LT) USAR

1404 Daybreak Drive
Las Vegas, NV 89108

Home: 702-365-9190
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. James Parnell

Rev. James Parnell (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) CTARNG

All Saints Orthodox Church
205 Scarborough St.
Hartford, CT 06105

Assignment: 1-102nd Infantry Regiment

Spouse: Holly
Home: 860-523-0334
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. James Sizemore (OCA)

Chaplain (MAJ) OHARNG

474 E. Main St.
Circleville, OH 43113

Assignment: 37th IBCT (174th ADA Bde in 2010)

Spouse: Barbara
Office: 614-336-7479
Home: 740-601-3911
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


U.S. Navy

*Rev. David Alexander (AO)

LCDR, CHC, USN

MCIPAC CREDO
(Okinawa, Japan)
Unit 35028
FPO, AP 96373

Spouse: Heather Maria
Office: 011-81-611-745-3041
DSN: 315-645-3041
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Christopher Allen (ROCOR)

LCDR, CHC, USNR

SS. Joachim & Anna Orthodox Mission
12130 Arbor Mesa
San Antonio, TX 78249

Spouse: Nona
Office: 210-305-1854
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*V. Rev. Joseph William Butts (AO)

LT, CHC, USN

Assignment: Recruit Training Command
3301 Indiana St.
Building 1301
Great Lakes, IL 60088

Spouse: Yvonne
Office: 847-688-2288
DSN: 312-792-2288
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

V. Rev. Stephen Duesenberry

V. Rev. Stephen Duesenberry (OCA)

CDR, CHC, USN

Religious Ministry Dept.
FPO AP 96629-2840

Assignment: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70)

Spouse: Sharon
Office: 619-545-3080
Mobile: 619-301-4761
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Protopresbytr Milton D. Gianulis (GO)

CAPT, CHC, USN

3250 Catlin Ave. Suite 112
Quantico VA 22314-5001

Assignment: Marine Corps Combat Development Command

Spouse: Constance
Office: 703-784-2131
Mobile: 757-508-5367
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev, David Hostetler (GO)

LT, CHC, USN

1st Marine Logistics Group
Box 555736
Camp Pendleton CA 92055-5736

Assignment: Combat Logistics Battalion – 5
Combat Logistics Regiment – 1

Spouse: Nora
Office: 760-763-7216
DSN: 312-761-7216
Mobile: 760-689-5687
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. John Kalantzis (GO)

CDR, CHC, USN

Religious Ministry Dept.
Box 0007
FPO AE 09524-0007

Assignment: USS HARRY S TRUMAN (CVN 75)

Office: 757-443-7895
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Gregory Andrew Kearns (GO)

LTJG, USN (Chaplain Candidate)

PENDING NAVY GAIN

Assignment: Chaplain Candidate

Phone: 720-445-1991
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. Herman Kincaid

Rev. Herman Kincaid (OCA)

LTJG, CHC, USNR

SS. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church
6980 County Line Rd
Burr Ridge IL 60527 US

Spouse: Jessica
Phone: 630-323-3525
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Philip J. Pelikan (AO)

CDR, CHC, USN

Marine Corps Air Station
PSC BOX 8033
Cherry Point NC 28533-0033

Spouse: Tamara
Office: 252-466-5894
DSN: 312-582-5894
Mobile: 252-571-7873
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Rev. Eugene Wozniak

Rev. Eugene Wozniak (OCA)

LCDR, CHC, USN

PSC Box 20088
Camp Lejeune NC 28542-0101

Assignment: 6th Marine Regiment
2nd Marine Division, FMF

Spouse: Antonia
Office: 910-450-9551
Mobile: 910-467-7467
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


U.S. Armed Forces - Retired

V. Rev. John Anderson, US Army
* Rev. Protopresbtyr William J. Bartz, US Navy
V. Rev. Theodore Boback, Jr., US Army
* V. Rev. John Constantine, US Navy
V. Rev. Jerome Cwiklinski, US Navy
* Rev. Peter Daratsos, US Army Reserve
* V. Rev. Theophanos Degaitas, US Navy
V. Rev. Gregory Dudash, US Air Force
V. Rev. Joseph J. Gallick, US Army Reserve
V. Rev. Andrew Harrison, US Air Force Reserve
V. Rev. James Jadick, US Air Force Reserve
Rev. Sam J. Kalamaras, US Navy Reserve
* Rev. Karl Kish, US Navy
V. Rev. Mark Koczak, US Navy
V. Rev. John Kondratick, US Air Force
V. Rev. Elias Krenitsky, US Army
* V. Rev. Edward Macura, US Army
V. Rev. Michael Margitich, US Air Force
V. Rev. Frank Mayernick, US Air Force
V. Rev. Andrew D. Nelko, US Navy
V. Rev. David Pratt, US Navy Reserve
V. Rev. Paul Pyrch, US Navy
V. Rev. Daniel Ressetar, US Air Force Reserve
* V. Rev. Gregory Roth, US Air Force
* V. Rev. Constantine Rogakos, US Army
* V. Rev. Mark W. Sahady, US Air Force
Rev. Paul Schellbach, US Army Reserve
* V. Rev. John Shaloub, US Navy Reserve
V. Rev. Michael Simerick, US Navy
V. Rev. Alvian Smirensky, US Navy Reserve
V. Rev. Ken Stavrevsky, US Air Force
V. Rev. John W. Stefero, US Air Force
V. Rev. Peter Telencio, US Army
V. Rev. John Tkachuk, US Air Force Reserve
* V. Rev. Alexander F. C. Webster, US Army Reserve


Chaplain Locations

California

Camp Pendleton
Fr. David Hostetler

MCRD San Diego
Fr. Stephen Duesenberry

Colorado

Fort Carson
Fr. George Oanca
Fr. Peter Aleria

England

Mindenhall England
Fr. Stephan Close

Germany

Ramstein AFB
Fr. Matthew Streett

Illinois

Great Lakes
Fr. Joseph Butts

Japan

Okinawa
Fr. David Alexander

Kansas

Fort Riley
Fr. Isaiah Gillette

Kuwait

Fr. Peter Dubinin

Maryland

Joint Base Andrews
Fr. Joseph Kelvin Gardner

Mississippi

Keesler AFB
Fr. Eugene Lahue

North Carolina

Cherry Point
Fr. Philip Pelikan

Camp Lejeune
Fr. Eugene Wozniak

Texas

Fort Bliss
Fr. Sean Levine

Fort Hood
Fr. Paul Andreasen

Lackland AFB
Fr. Thaddeus Werner

Virginia

Fort Belvoir
Fr. Peter Baktis

Langley AFB
Fr. Ioan Irnel Dumitrascu

Quantico
Fr. Milton Gianulis


Veterans Affair Medical Center, State Hospitals, and Regional Medical Centers Chaplains

California

* Rev. David Ogan
* Rev. Duane Pederson

Palo Alto
Rev. Leo Arrowsmith

Connecticut

Newington
V. Rev. Sergei C. Bouteneff

New Haven
V. Rev. Michael Westerberg
V. Rev. Sergei C. Bouteneff

Florida

Miami
V. Rev. Philip Reese

Illinois

North Medical Center
V. Rev. Andrew Harrison

North Chicago
* Rev. George E. Philippas

Massachusetts

Boston
* V. Rev. Christopher Foustoukes

North Hampton
* Rev. Harry Valopas

Michigan

* Rev. Basil Stamas

New Jersey

East Orange
* Rev. James Aloupis

Lyons
* V. Rev. Anthony Pappas

New York

Albany
V. Rev. Igor Burdikoff

Manhattan
Rev. Daniel Degyansky

Ohio

Brecksville
V. Rev. John Klembara

Pennsylvania

Lebanon
V. Rev. Daniel Ressetar

Lewisburg
V. Rev. Daniel Kovalak

Pittsburgh
V. Rev. George York
V. Rev. Paul Suda

Waymart
V. Rev. John Kowlaczyk

Wilkes-Barre
V. Rev. Joseph Martin

Virginia

* Rev. Nicholas Bacallis