Serve God and Country as a U.S. ARMY RESERVE
YOU HEARD A HIGHER CALLING. NOW DISCOVER A
You're already busy in the life of your faith community. You
have a clear calling where you currently serve, but you want to
serve your nation. Why not expand your ministry right where you are
without moving and serve our nation's Army Reserve? As a Reserve
Chaplain, you'll be a preacher, a teacher, a counselor, and a
Citizen-Soldier. You'll serve the spiritual needs of the people in
your community without leaving your current vocation. (Full-time,
Active Duty positions are also available). Army Reserve Soldiers
serve 1 weekend a month and 2-3 weeks a year at their unit's annual
training (normally in the summer).
Low-cost dental and life insurance
Paid continuing education
Travel opportunities, including humanitarian missions
Commissary and post exchange shopping privileges
Flexible, portable retirement savings and investment plan
similar to a 401(k)
Privileges that come with being an officer in the U.S. Army
Training to become a leader in your field
CH Loan Repayment Program of $20,000 for 3 years of service
toward repayment of Masters Degree
You must obtain an ecclesiastical endorsement from your faith
group or denomination.
Educationally, you must: Possess a baccalaureate degree of not
less than 120 semester hours; Possess a theological graduate degree
of at least 72 semester hours.
*Age: Army Reserve applicants must be younger than 47 years of
age (some age waivers are possible).
*Must meet Army height/weight requirements.
The Army Chaplain is a qualified religious leader dedicated to
serving Soldiers and families. Chaplains provide ministry
worldwide, accompanying Soldiers and families as they carry out
their units missions in both peace and war.