Eastern Orthodox Military Chaplains Clergy Listings The Most Blessed Herman Archbishop of Washington and New York Metropolitan of All America and Canada Administration V. Rev. Theodore Boback, Ch, (LTC), USA-Retired Dean and Executive Director of Orthodox Military and Veterans Administration Chaplains (OCA) 2028 E Lombard St Baltimore, MD 21231 Office 410-276-3422 Email tboback@aol.com V. Rev. Joseph Gallick, Ch, LTC, USAR Deputy Director and Assistant Dean Office 508-626-1312 Email jgall41080@aol.com The Orthodox Church in America is a member of the National Conference of Ministry to the Armed Forces (NCMAF), and a member of the Endorsers for Chaplaincy Veterans Affairs Centers (ECVAC) and is recognized by the Armed Forces Chaplains Board to certify and endorse chaplains to serve in the armed forces. Note: * indicates non-OCA Clergy Active Duty US Air Force Active Duty *Rev. Stephen Close Ch, Maj, USAF 2348 Sijan Drive, Suite 100 US Air Force Academy, CO 80840 Office 719-333-2636 Rev. Eugene Lahue Ch, Capt, USAF 112 Fitzgerald Drive Travis AFB, CA 94535 Office 707-423-3651 Email eugene.lahue-02@travis.af.mil *V. Rev. Mark Sahady Ch, Maj, USAF 9950 Gazelle Forest San Antonio, TX 78251 Home 210-257-9348 Office 210-671-4208 Email Mark.Sahady@lackland.af.mil V. Rev. John Stefero Ch, Col, USAF 2 Northeast Road Universal City, TX 78148 Home 210-659-7021 Office 210-652-2546 Email john.stefero@randolph.af.mil Rev. Timothy Ullmann Ch, Maj, USAF 435 ABW/HC Unit 3200 Box 550 APO AE 09012 Office 011-49-6371-472-499 Email frtimothyu@yahoo.com US Air Force Reserve Component V. Rev. James Jadick Ch, LtCol, USAFR 305 Main Road East Herkimer, NY 13350 Home 315-866-3272 Email rjmj_1@hotmail.com *V. Rev. Daniel Rohan Ch, Maj, USAFR 103 Creed Circle Campbell, OH 44405 Home 330-750-0505 Email kaliope53@zoominternet.net *Rev. Peter G. Souritzidis Ch, Maj, USAF 510 Linden Place Orange, NJ 07050 Home 973-674-6600 Email peter.souritzidis@mcguire.af.mil US Army V. Rev. John Anderson Ch, (MAJ), USA 1st Special Forces Group 1SFG(A) Fort Lewis, WA 98433 Office 253-967-1717 Email batiushka@hotmail.com V. Rev. Peter Baktis Ch, (LTC), USA 5 Holly Thorn Ct Columbia, SC 29229 Home 803-788-4031 Office 803-751-4216 Email peter.a.baktis@us.army.mil V. Rev. Joseph Gallick Ch, (LTC), USAR PO BOX 365 Fort Drum, NY 13602 Office 315-772-0462 Email joseph.j.gallick@drum.army.mil *Rev. Isaiah Gillette Ch, (MAJ), USA 3799 Man O’War Blvd. Clarksville, TN 37042 Office 270-798-3316 Mobile 931-249-0845.
MILITARY PERSONNEL CELEBRATE THE FEAST OF OUR LORD’S NATIVITY (above left) with Chaplain Major Timothy Ullmann at Camp Victory, at the Baghdad International Airport (BIAP) Complex, Iraq. CHAPLAIN COLONEL ALEXANDER WEBSTER COMMUNES MILITARY PERSONNEL during the celebration of the Divine Liturgy for the feast of the Dormition of the Mother of God in August 2005 at Campt Liberty near Baghdad, Iraq. Providing pastoral care and minister to the spiritual needs of military personnel both Orthodox and non-Orthodox alike, the Orthodox military chaplains care for those who serve our country around the world.
Rev. Matthew D. Olson Ch, (CPT), USA PO BOX 530 Fort Leonard Wood, MO 65473 Home 573-336-0010 Office 573-596-1678 Email batushka1991@yahoo.com Rev. Joseph Velez Ch, (CPT), USA 413 Northwest 68th Street Lawton, OK 73505-5401 Home 580-510-9855 Email joseph.a.velez@korea.army.mil Rev. Alexander Webster Ch, (COL), USAR 20931 Glenburn Terrrace Ashburn, VA 20147 Home 703-858-4347 Email alexander.webster@us.army.mil US Army Reserve Component *Rev. Peter S. Daratsos Ch, (MAJ), NYARNG 1967 Village Rd Niskayuna, NY 12309 Home 518-372-3400 Email TheeMou@aol.com Rev. Peter Dubinin Ch, (MAJ), USA 3557 Backridge Road Woodlawn, TN Home 931-552-5727 Office 270-798-3316 Email peter.m.dubinin@us.army.mil Rev. Robert McMeekin Ch, (MAJ), USAR PO BOX 187 Centuria, WI 54824 Home 715-220-5111 Rev. Paul Schellbach Ch, (MAJ), USAR 13799 Burning Tree Dr Victorville, CA 92392 Home 760-962-6812 V. Rev. Theodore Shomsky Ch, (MAJ), USAR 608 Colliers Way Wierton, WV 26062 Home 304-723-3383 Email frtheos@yahoo.com US Navy *V. Rev. William J. Bartz CAPT, CHC, USN MARFORCOM 1468 Ingram Street, Bldg CA-486 Norfolk, VA 23551-2596 Office 757-445-4410 Email william.bartz@usmc.mil V. Rev. Jerome C. Cwiklinski CAPT, CHC, USN 1st Marine Logistic Group Box 555606 Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5606 Office 760-725-5486 Email Cwiklinskicj@1fssg.usmc.mil Rev. Stephen S. Duesenberry LT, CHC, USNR PSC 557 BOX 2090 FPO AP 96379-2090 Email revstevduz@yahoo.com Home 011-81-98-926-2256 Office 011-81-611-636-3156.
*Rev. Milton D. Gianulis CDR, CHC, USN USS IWO JIMA (LHD-7) FPO AE 09574-1664 Office 757-443-8020 Email gianulismd@iwo-jima.navy.mil *Rev. John A. Kalantzis LCDR, CHC, USN Chief of Chaplains Office N097A 2 Navy Annex Washington, DC 20370-0400 Office 703-614-4720 Email john.kalantzis@navy.mil *Rev. Karl A. Kish LCDR, CHC, USNR National Naval Medical Center 8901 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20889-5600 Office 301-295-1510 Email KAKish@bethesda.med.navy.mil V. Rev. Mark W. Koczak LCDR, CHC, USN 9634 6th Bay Street Norfolk, VA 23518 Home 757-636-9140 Office 757-433-2871 Email mkoczak05@aol.com V. Rev. Andrew D. Nelko LCDR, CHC, USN 74 Remington Ct Chesapeake, VA 23322-5487 Home 757-482-1558 Office 757-953-5176 Email adnelko@cox.net Rev. Eugene Wozniak LT, CHC, USN 905 Brynn Marr Road Jacksonville, NC 28546 Home 910-219-4045 Office 910-451-1328 Email wozniake@2mardiv.usmc.mil US Navy Reserve Component *V. Rev. John Constantine LCDR, CHC, USNR 10846 K. Downey Avenue PO BOX 650 Downey, CA 90241 Home 562-862-6461 Rev. David E. Pratt LCDR, CHC, USNR 15 Schrijnmakersstraat, K 2.1 B-3000 Leuven Belgium Home 011-32-497-45-1577 MILITARY PERSONNEL FROM BOSNIA, GEORGIA, AND THE UNITED STATES (top right) attend Divine Liturgy celebrated by Chaplain Major Timothy Ullmann at Fallujah, Iraq. CHAPLAIN MAJOR JOHN ANDERSON (above left) speaks to a Mullah Shura (a local synod of 80+ muslim clergy) in the town of Asadabad in the Kunar province of Afghanistan in May 2005. The clergy presented Father John with the ‘white hat’ as a token of respect for the visiting American religious leader. CHAPLAIN MAJOR PETER BAKTIS (above right, far left, back row) and military personnel at Fort Jackson, SC welcomed the nuns from SS. Martha and Mary Monastery, Wagener, SC who sang the responses for the Divine Liturgy on October 23.
CHAPLAIN LIEUTENANT COLONEL JOSEPH GALLICK celebrates vespers (above left) in the chapel at Camp Phoenix, Kabul, Afghaistan for American and Romanian service personnel. MILITARY PERSONNEL ARE BLESSED with holy water by Chaplain Captain Jerome Cwiklinski (above right) at Camp Victory along the Tigris River for the feast of Theophany 2005. CHAPLAINS ANDREW NELKO AND MARK KOCZAK (bottom left) celebrate the Divine Liturgy at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, VA for the feast of SS. Peter and Paul.
Retired US Armed Forces - Retired V. Rev. Theodore Boback, Jr. US Army Rev. John Brown, US Army Reserve V. Rev. Nicholas Czaruk, US Army *V. Rev. Theophanos Degaitas, US Navy V. Rev. Gregory Dudash, US Air Force V. Rev. Andrew Harrison, US Air Force Reserve Rev. Sam J. Kalamaras, US Navy Reserve V. Rev. John Kondratick, US Air Force V. Rev. Michael Kovach, US Army V. Rev. Elias Krenitsky, US Army *Rev. James Moulketis, US Navy *V. Rev. Edward Macura, US Army V. Rev. Michael Margitich, US Air Force V. Rev. Frank Mayernick, US Air Force *V. Rev. George Paulson, US Navy V. Rev. Paul Pyrch, US Navy V. Rev. Daniel Ressetar, US Air Force Reserve *V. Rev. Gregory Roth, US Air Force *V. Rev. Constantine Rogakos, US Army *V. Rev. John Shaloub, US Navy Reserve V. Rev. Michael Simmerick, US Navy V. Rev. Ken Stavrevsky, US Air Force V. Rev. Peter Telencio, US Army V. Rev. John Tkachuk, US Air Force Reserve V. Rev. Adam Yonitch, US Air Force CHAPLAIN LOCATIONS Belgium Rev. David E. Pratt California Camp Pendleton V. Rev. Jerome Cwiklinski Travis AFB Rev. Eugene Lahue Colorado US Air Force Academy Rev. Stephen Close Germany Ramstein Rev. Timothy Ullmann Japan Rev. Stephen Duesenberry.
Kentucky Fort Campbell Rev. Peter Dubinin *Rev. Isaiah Gillette Korea Rev. Joseph Velez Maryland Bethesda Rev. Karl Kish Missouri Fort Leonard Wood Rev. Matthew Olson New York Fort Drum V. Rev. Joseph Gallick North Carolina Camp Lejeune Rev. Eugene Wozniak South Carolina Fort Jackson V. Rev. Peter Baktis Texas Lackland AFB V. Rev. James Jadick * Rev. Mark Sahady Randolph AFB V. Rev. John Stefero Virginia Portsmouth V. Rev. Mark Koczak V. Rev. Andrew Nelko *Rev. Milton Giannulis *Rev. William Bartz Washington Fort Lewis V. Rev. John Anderson Washington DC Fort McNair Rev. Alexander Webster Naval Annex *Rev. John Kalantzis Veterans Affair Medical Center Chaplains California Palo Alto Rev. Leo Arrowsmith Connecticut Newington V. Rev. Sergei Bouteneff New Haven V. Rev. Sergei Bouteneff V. Rev. Michael Westerberg Florida Miami V. Rev. Philip Reese Illinois North Medical Center V. Rev. Andrew Harrison North Chicago Rev. George E. Philippas Massachusetts Boston *V. Rev. Christopher Foustoukes North Hampton *Rev. Harry Valopas Maryland Rev. Michael Roshak Michigan *Rev. Basil Stamas New Jersey East Orange *Rev. James Aloupis Lyons *V. Rev. Anthony Pappas New York Albany V. Rev. Igor Burdikoff Manhattan Rev. Daniel Degyansky Ohio Brecksville V. Rev. John Klembara Pennsylvania Pittsburgh V. Rev. Paul Suda V. Rev. Paul Ziatyk Wilkes-Barre V. Rev. Joseph Martin Virginia *Rev. Nicholas Bacallis Retired Chaplains V. Rev. Claude Vinyard ADDITIONAL PHOTOS OF OCA MILITARY CHAPLAINS and their ministry around the world to servicemen and women since World War I are available on the web site of The Orthodox Church in America at www.oca.org. If you have old photos of Orthodox military chaplains that you would like to share for archival purposes, please send them to chaplains@oca.org
Institutional Chaplains The Most Blessed Herman Archbishop of Washington and New York Metropolitan of All America and Canada Administration Rev. Steven Voytovich, CPE Liaison CPE Supervisor, ACPE, CPSP, Board Certified Chaplain, APC The Hospital of St. Raphael 125 Sherman Ave. New Haven, CT 06511 Office 203-789-3248 Fax 203-789-3251 Email svoytovich@srhs.org The Orthodox Church in America is currently in the process of formal recognition as an endorsing body with the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC), the Association for Clinical Pastoral Education (ACPE) and the College of Pastoral Supervision and Psychotherapy (CPSP), to endorse chaplains to serve in institutional settings. Note: * indicates non-OCA Clergy.
Rev. Sergius Clark, Chaplain Saint Vincent's Hospital 1800 Barrs Street Jacksonville, FL 32204 Office 904-646-2868 Rev. Timothy Hasenecz, Hospice Chaplain Lehigh Valley Health Services, Inc. 2166 S. 12th Street Allentown, PA 18103 Mobile 484-239-5633 Rev. John Maxwell Board Certified Chaplain, APC St. Edward Mercy Center 7301 Rogers Avenue P.O. Box 17000 Fort Smith, AR 72903-7000 Email ssgeorgealexandra@prodigy.net Rev. Michael Medis, Chaplain Consultant Hagedorn Psychiatric Hospital 200 Sanatorium Road Glen Gardner, NJ 08826-3291 Office 908-537-2141, ext. 2204 Email stgregoca@nac.net Sarah Bryne Francis Board Certified Chaplain, APC All Care VNA Hospice 16 City Hall Square Lynn, MA 01901 Office 781-598-2454 Home 617-718-6953 Mobile 857-523-0812 Elaine Mayol Director of Pastoral Care and Board Certified Chaplain, APC Banner Thunderbird Medical Center 5555 W. Thunderbird Rd Glendale, AZ 85006 Office 602-865-5807 Office 602-865-6072 Prison Ministry California Pearblossom *Rev. Duane Pederson Georgia Atlanta Dennis Dunn Mississippi Vicksburg *Rev. David Ogan Pennsylvania Lebanon V. Rev. Daniel Ressetar Lewisburg V. Rev. Daniel Kovalak Waymart V. Rev. John Kowalczyk.