Faith is what brings us completeness.
Chaplains are the military's religious leaders, responsible for tending to the spiritual and moral well-being of service members and their families. The chaplain's responsibilities include performing religious rites, conducting worship services, providing confidential counseling and advising commanders on religious, spiritual and moral matters.
Chaplains are commissioned officers stationed wherever there are military members, including combat environments. They have an important role in the commander's program for operational stress control (MilitaryOneSource.mil).
The Secretary of the Navy, Richard Spencer, and Chief of Chaplains, Rear Adm. Brent Scott, released the Department of the Navy (DON) Strategic Plan for Religious Ministry to provide guidance on how to support the warfighter’s spiritual needs at home and sea; in peace and war.
The chapel staff is committed to assisting recruit training's overall mission of transforming civilians into military service members. The Chaplains and staff are readily available for the spiritual and emotional needs of all personnel.
In caring for all, Chaplains are available for individual counsel at the recruit memorial chapel. Recruits requesting to speak with a chaplain may do so through their chain of command.
As chaplains and RPs they pride themselves in defending the Constitutional right to the free exercise of religion for all people. Religious services are conducted at the Recruit Memorial Chapel regularly on Friday evenings and Sunday mornings and on special religious Holy days. An array of faith tradition services are offered each weekend, utilizing chaplain, uniformed military, and civilian volunteer worship leaders.