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District Command Chaplain
CDR Sunny Mitchell

Office of the Chaplain
CG District Eight
500 Poydras St
New Orleans, LA 70130 

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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