Retirement Ceremony of ECA Florida Army National Guard Chaplain Major Raymond Thomas Smith, Jr. Held October 8, 2020 at 50th Regional Support Group, Homestead, Florida
Colonel Ricardo Roig with Chaplain Smith during presentation at ceremony
Chaplain Smith, a former military policeman and Criminal Investigation Command agent, retired exactly 10 years to the day after returning as a chaplain following a 19-year break from the Armed Forces.
Thank you, Chaplain Smith, for your faithful service to our men and women in uniform!
ECA Chaplain Major Lauralee Ozzello Receives Samuel Stone Award as 2019 Air National Guard Chaplain of the Year, Presented August 6. 2020, at Goldwater Air National Guard Base, Phoenix, Arizona
Congratulations Chaplain Ozzello!
ECA Military Chaplains Gather at our Summer 2020 International Conference
Army Ranger Chaplain Maj. Jon Knoedler walks across a narrow beam 35 feet above Victory Pond at Fort Benning, Georgia, to offer perspective to soldiers wrestling with the uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic…-Matthew Cox
Thank you, Chaplain Minietta, for your impactful ministry on behalf of the U.S. Army!
ECA Chaplain (Col) Rick Blank, California State Guard Command and Deputy Chaplain, Gives Invocation at 7MAR20 Distinguished Flying Cross Memorial Dedication at Miramar National Cemetery
Chaplain Blank, who also serves as chaplain of for the Distinguished Flying Cross Society, standing beside memorial
To read more about the military history of Chaplain Blank and his family, click here.
ECA Representatives Attend 16JAN20 Annual Armed Forces Chaplains Board Military Endorser Conference at Pentagon
Chief of Chaplains USA MG Thomas Solhjem flanked by ECA representatives USA Chaplain (MAJ) Robert A. Cargel (l.), Endorser Dr. Robert Turrill and Military Assistant Jane Turrill (r.)
Three ECA Chaplains Attend Army Chaplain Colonel Transition Seminar (CCTS) January 6-15 in Washington, D.C. and Fort Jackson, South Carolina
(l. to r.) CH (COL) Paul Jaedicke, CH (COL) Glenn Finch, and CH (COL) Bob Marsi
Blessings to you, chaplains, in your leadership roles!
ECA Chaplain Joshua J. Gilliam Promoted to Rank of Colonel, United States Army, January 10, 2020, at Ceremony in Grafenwoehr, Germany
Chaplain Gilliam (center) with his wife and eight children and joined for the occasion by the ECA’s US Army Chaplain (COL) Kenneth R. Sorenson and his wife
Congratulations Chaplain Gilliam!
ECA celebrates September 20, 2019 Graduation of Member Chaplains From Air Force Chaplain Corps College Basic Chaplain Course at Maxwell Air Force Base
(l. to r.) Chaplain (1st Lt) Tra’vorus Weaver and Chaplain (Capt) Nathan Tarr
Chaplain Weaver with his wife, Gina, at the graduation
Present for the occasion was Chaplain Gregory Estes, RET, a member of both the ECA’s Military
Chaplain Commission and International Board of Directors.
ECA Celebrates Promotion of Chaplain Jeffrey F. Ryan to the Rank of Colonel, United States Army, July 12, 2019, in Ceremony at The Spirit of Ft. Hood Chapel, Ft. Hood, Texas
Chaplain (COL) Jason Wesbrock administers
the Oath of Office to Chaplain (COL) Ryan (right)
Chaplain Ryan joined for the occasion by his wife, Danae, daughters Tara and Autumn, and mother-in-law, Dana
ECA Military Chaplains Gather at our Summer 2019 International Conference
Three ECA Chaplains Recognized for June 28, 2019 Graduation from U. S. Army Operational Religious Support Leadership Course at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
(l. to r.) Chaplain (MAJ) Clifford R. Pappe, Indiana Army National Guard, Chaplain (LTC) Timothy J. Bourquin, Rhode Island Army National Guard and Chaplain (MAJ) Jimmy L. Bellamy, Jr., Georgia Army National Guard
ECA celebrates June 25, 2019 Graduation of Ohio Air National Guard Chaplain (1st Lt) David J. Grady from Air Force Chaplain Corps College Basic Chaplain Course at Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, Alabama
(l. to r.) Chaplain Gregory Estes, RET (present for the occasion and a member of both the ECA’s Military Chaplain Commission and International Board of Directors and Chaplain Grady
ECA Chaplain (Capt) Pierre St. Louis, Air Force Reserves and Deposit Chaplain at Maxwell Air Force Base, joins Chaplain Estes for the occasion
ECA Chairman of the Board and Concert Pianist Rev. Huntley Brown Keynote Speaker through Word and Music for 2MAY19 New Mexico National Guard National Day of Prayer “Seeds of Peace…” Faith Heritage Prayer Breakfast
Shown (l. to r.) for the occasion are Major General Kenneth Nava, New Mexico National Guard Adjutant General, Chairman Brown and Dr. Elmon Krupnik, New Mexico State Chaplain and ECA Board Member and Military Chaplain Commission Chairman
Click here to view the video of Rev. Brown playing "How Great Thou Art."
ECA celebrates 11April19 Graduation of Five Member Chaplains From Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course at the U.S. Army Chaplain Center and School in Columbia, South Carolina
(l. to r.) Chaplain (2LT) Jamar Mabry, Army Reserves, Chaplain (1LT) Jeremiah Cullett, Army Active Duty, and Chaplain (1LT) Timothy Lee-Army Reserves
Chaplain (1LT) Steven Ruff, Army Active Duty with wife and daughter
Chaplain (2LT) Timothy Hadley, Army Ohio National Guard
Present for the occasion was Chaplain Gregory Estes, RET, a member of both the ECA’s Military Chaplain Commission and International Board of Directors
ECA Chaplain Lawrence M. Dabeck, Promoted to the Rank of Colonel, United States Army, January 2, 2019, in Ceremony at Memorial Chapel, Ft. Myer, Virginia
COL Dabeck joined by Dr. Turrill for the occasion
Congratulations Chaplain Dabeck!
From Among Membership ECA Celebrates December 20, 2018 Graduation of Two Chaplain Candidates From U.S. Army Chaplain Basic Officer Leader Course at Corps College at Fort Jackson, South Carolina
(l. to r.) 1LT Sung K. Song, Chaplain Gregory Estes, RET (member of both the ECA’s Military Chaplain Commission and International Board of Directors), and 2LT Ubong B. Jonah
Congratulations Chaplain Candidates!
ECA celebrates September 7, 2018 Graduation of Member Chaplains From Air Force Chaplain Corps College Basic Chaplain Course and Religious Affairs Apprentice Course at Maxwell Air Force Base
(l. to r.) Chaplain (1st Lt) James Fawcett, Jr., Chaplain (1st Lt) Armondo Jackson, Chaplain Gregory Estes, RET (present for the occasion and a member of both the ECA’s Military Chaplain Commission and International Board of Directors), and Chaplain (1st Lt) Azariah Terrell
Chaplain Lieutenant Commander Robert J. LeCompte Selected August 2018 to Receive Department of Navy’s 2018 Military Chaplain’s Association Distinguish Chaplain Award for the Navy Reserve
Congratulations Chaplain LeCompte!
ECA Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel-P Glenn H. Finch, Florida National Guard New State Command Chaplain, Receives Diploma of Masters of Strategic Studies as a Distinguished Graduate at from Army War College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania on July 27, 2018
Congratulations on the occasion of this milestone Chaplain Finch!
Summer of 2018 Eventful for ECA US Air Force Chaplain Captain Juan Marcus Reyes
Chaplain Reyes earns Doctor of Ministry degree July 15 from Faith International University /Faith Seminary in Tacoma, Washington (above) and (below) receives the award August 2 from Mr. Allard Carney, Director of Staff for the 92nd Air Refueling Wing at Fairchild Air Force Base, for Wing Staff Agencies Company Grade Officer (CGO) of the 2nd Quarter 2018
Congratulations Chaplain Reyes, on both counts as well as for your two previous CGO awards!
ECA Military Chaplains Gather at our Summer 2018 International Conference