Office of 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

His Grace, Bishop Daniel Episcopal Liaison

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, USA-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. Ioan Irinel Dumitrascu

*Rev. Ioan Irinel Dumitrascu (GO)

Chaplain (CPT) USAF

SAMC - CPE
Chaplain Resident
59 MDW/959
CSPS, JBSA, TX

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

*Rev. Joseph Kelvin Gardner (AO)

Chaplain (COL) USAF

Colorado

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

V. Rev. Eugene Lahue (OCA)

Chaplain (LTC) USAF

97th Air Mobility Wing
Altus AFB, OK 73523

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]

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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

c/o St George Church
818 Valley Rd
Clifton, NJ 07013-2206

Home: 973-674-6600


Active Duty U.S. Army

*Rev. Peter Aleria (AO)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

Fort Carson, CO

Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

*Rev. Isaiah R. Gillette (AO)

Chaplain (LTC) USA

Deputy Installation Chaplain
Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473

Spouse: Elizabeth
Office: 573-596-1-38
Mobile: 573-337-9772
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

Rev. Sean Levine (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

327 Canoe Drive
Harker Heights, TX 76548

Spouse: Jennifer
Phone: 210-274-1102
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

V. Rev. George Oanca (OCA)

Chaplain (CPT) USA

4480 Golf Club Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80922

Assignment: 15 BSB/2 ABCT/ICD
Fort Hood TX

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

V. Rev. Peter M. Dubinin

V. Rev. Peter M. Dubinin (OCA)

Chaplain (LTC) USA

3357 Backridge Road
Woodlawn, TX 37191

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. 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
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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: ​860-922-5329
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

Alaska

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

MCIEAST-MCB Camp Lejeune
PSC BOX 20005
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0005

Spouse: Sharon
Office: 910-451-8701
Mobile: 619-301-4761
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)

LT, CHC, USNR

NR MCICOM
NOSC Chicago
Great Lakes, Illinois

Spouse: Jessica
Phone: 630-247-3032
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


U.S. Armed Forces - Retired

V. Rev. John Anderson, US Army
* Rev. Paul S. Andreasen, US Army
V. Rev. Peter A. Baktis, US Army
* Rev. Protopresbtyr William J. Bartz, US Navy
V. Rev. Theodore Boback, Jr., US Army
* V. Rev. Stephan [Henry] Close, US Air Force
* V. Rev. John Constantine, US Navy
V. Rev. Jerome Cwiklinski, US Navy
* Rev. Peter Daratsos, US Army
* V. Rev. Theophanos Degaitas, US Navy
V. Rev. Gregory Dudash, US Air Force
V. Rev. Joseph J. Gallick, US Army
* Rev. Protopresbyter Milton D. Gianulis, US Navy
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
* Rev. Philip J. Pelikan, US Navy Reserve
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
* 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
Rev. Eugene Wozniak, US Navy


Chaplain Locations

Alaska

Fr. David Alexander

California

Camp Pendleton
Fr. Joseph Butts
Fr. David Hostetler

MCAGCC Twenty-nine Palms
Fr. Jerome Cwiklinski

MCRD San Diego
Fr. Jerome Cwiklinski

Colorado

Fort Carson
Fr. Peter Aleria

Peterson AFB
Fr. Joseph Kelvin Gardner

Germany

Ramstein AFB
Fr. Matthew Streett

Illinois

Great Lakes
Fr. Andrew Kearns
Fr.. Herman Kincaid

Missouri

Fort Leonard Wood
Fr. Isaiah R. Gillette

North Carolina

Camp Lejeune
Fr. Stephen Duesenberry

Texas

Fort Hood
Fr. Sean Levine Fr George Oanca

Lackland AFB
Fr. Thaddeus Werner Fr. Ioan Dumitrascu

Virginia

Charlottesville JAG School
Fr. George Hill


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