MILITARY CHAPLAINS generally hold the Master of Divinity degree and are endorsed by an approved agent.
The endorsing agent for church of Christ chaplains is Chaplain (COL) Don Taylor, ret. He may be reached at: Fairfax Church of Christ, 3901 Rugby Road, Fairfax, VA 22033.
HOSPITAL CHAPLAINS generally hold the Master of Divinity degree and have additional hospital training, such as Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE). CPE can be obtained at many training centers across the nation. CPE programs in Memphis are the Veteran’s Hospital (Phone: 901.523.8990) and Methodist Healthcare System. Another helpful site for hospital chaplains is The Association for Clinical Pastoral Education.
Source: U.S. Army office of Public Affairs: 82nd Airborne Division