Rear Adm. Mark L. Tidd, chief of Navy chaplains, visited the Command Leadership School (CLS), April, 23 to discuss the importance of Navy chaplains and to meet prospective commanding officers (PCOs) and prospective executive officers (PXOs).
A dozen chaplains from Commander, Navy Installations Command (CNIC) met with regional directors and staff from Navy Wounded Warrior (NWW), Safe Harbor for a training to advance success in warrior care at the Washington Navy Yard June 11-13.
"The spiritual needs of our troops are met by our chaplains," said Peter Levine, former acting under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness told more than 100 ecclesiastical endorsers at the Mark Center in Alexandria, Virginia, Jan. 12.
To strengthen the delivery of religious ministry and enhance leadership development, the Office of the Navy Chief of Chaplains began hosting 12 professional development training courses (PDTC) at several bases in the U.S. and overseas, Feb. 13, in Jacksonville, Florida.
A Navy carrier strike group's Religious Ministry Team consists of about five chaplains and five religious program specialists to support religious ministry and counseling needs for 7,500 Sailors and Marines during a deployment.
In a unique approach to assist sexual assault victims, the Navy Chief of Chaplains initiated a pilot for a personal resiliency retreat modeled after those offered by the Chaplains Religious Enrichment Development Operation (CREDO).