Chaplain of the Coast Guard
CAPT Gary P. Weeden
"Mission ready Coast Guard men and women and their families,
demonstrating spiritual, moral, and ethical maturity supported by innovative
delivery of religious ministry and compassionate pastoral care."
"A Chaplain Corps which delivers religious accommodation, care, and
advisement to strengthen faith, values, and virtues so that Guardians and
families may best serve our country."
Chaplain Corps Core
- FACILITATE: for the religious ministry and support
of other faiths to authorize personnel.
- PROVIDE: based on ecclesiastical endorsement of the
chaplains to meet the faith group specific needs to authorized
- ADVISE: commanders on matters related to faith and
spiritual well-being, morale, morals, and ethics to ensure the free
exercise of religion; serve as command liaison to civilian religious
leaders, communities, organizations, and agencies.
- CARE: meet the basic human need; advocate for and
promote the well-being of all personnel.