Eighth District


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District Command Chaplain
CDR Darren Stennett

Office of the Chaplain
CG District Eight
500 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130 
Email: Darren.L.Stennett@uscg.mil

Other District Chaplains

Reserve District Chaplain
Chaplain Chris Stanfield, LCDR

Email: rev.chrisstanfield@gmail.com

USCG Sector Mobile, AL 
Chaplain Myron "Mike" McConville, LCDR
101 South Broad Street
Mobile, AL 36615-1390
Email: myron.d.mcconville@uscg.mil

Western Rivers Region
Chaplain Dan Berteau, LCDR
Office of the Chaplain 
1222 Spruce St 
St. Louis, MO 63103 
Email: daniel.c.berteau@uscg.mil

Sector Houston/Galveston & Sector Corpus Christi
Chaplain Ken Espinosa, LT
Office of the Chaplain 
13411 Hillard Street
Houston, TX 77034
Email: ken.r.espinosa@uscg.mil

Mission and Purpose

Chaplain Corps Vision:

"Devoted to God and Country, we unite to deliver innovative, life transforming service throughout and beyond the Sea Services."

Mission Statement: 
As members of the United States Navy Chaplain Corps we:
ADVISE commanders to ensure the exercise of religion;
PROVIDE religious ministry and support to authorized personnel;
ADVOCATE for and promote the well-being of all personnel; and
SERVE as command liaison to civilian religious leaders, communities, organizations and agencies.

Guiding Principles:

  • We are faithful to our individual religious traditions and practices.
  • We respect the right of others to hold spiritual beliefs and religious practices different from our own.
  • We cooperate and collaborate in ministry.
  • We are committed to the highest standards of morality and personal integrity.
  • We are committed to professionalism in the performance of duty.

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