Air Force Chaplain Candidate

United States Air Force Chaplain Corps | Robins AFB, GA
Date posted: November 19, 2019
Air Force Chaplain Candidate
Contact Name: Chaplain Mark Traeger
Contact Phone: 210-565-0335
Deadline: December 30, 2020

日本一本道a不卡免费The Air Force Chaplain Candidate Program is an exciting opportunity for seminary and other professional religious school students to evaluate their compatibility and potential for commissioning as an Air Force Chaplain. The focus is on experiencing ministry in the Air Force during summer training internships. As a Chaplain Candidate, you will draw upon your background, education and experience to function as part of an Air Force chapel team. Upon entering the program, you commission as a Chaplain Candidate, Second Lieutenant. Upon graduation and ecclesiastical endorsement, Chaplain Candidates may be eligible for reappointment as a chaplain in the USAF.


  • Apply before 40 yrs of age or less regardless of prior service.
  • Currently enrolled full time in an accredited seminary. You can check accreditation at
  • Working toward a Master of Divinity or higher degree (minimum 72 semester hour/108 quarter hour degree program).
  • Able to complete approximately 75 days of active duty training during the first summer of the program.
  • Be approved for the program with at least 3 semesters remaining prior to graduation.

Time Commitment

日本一本道a不卡免费Chaplain Candidates train to meet the needs of Airmen and their families as potential future Chaplains. The training program is organized into four phases over multiple years:

  • Basic Training to include the five-week Commissioned Officer Training Course and the two-week Chaplain Candidate Course.
  • Chaplain Candidate Intensive Internship: 35-day multi-base emersion into the Chaplain Corps mission across Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard.
  • 35-day tour at an Active Duty base for hands-on practice of Chaplain skill-sets crafted to meet your reappointment goal.
  • Additional tours post-degree while you earn your ecclesiastical endorsement to serve as a Chaplain.


Program Benefits

日本一本道a不卡免费Benefits as an Air Force Reserve Officer

  • Low-cost Dental Insurance available
  • On-base grocery and shopping privileges

Benefits while on Paid Training Tours of Duty

  • Annual training tours with Second

Lieutenant pay and benefits to include:

  • Base pay
  • Housing allowance
  • Grocery supplement
  • Family separation allowance
  • Travel Pay/Per Diem
  • Servicemen’s Group Life Insurance coverage available
  • Potential degree credit (with seminary approval)

日本一本道a不卡免费Benefits of Your Training

  • Paid travel to and from training
  • Flexibility to meet your school and civilian employment schedules
  • Mentoring by seasoned Active Duty, Reserve and Guard Chaplains
  • Exposure to a diverse ministry setting and broad Air Force mission
  • Fighter, Bomber, Transport
  • Remotely Piloted Aircraft
  • Space and Cyberspace
  • First Responders
  • Hospital/Medical
  • Special Ops
  • Lifetime relationships with fellow candidates and mentors
  • Hands-on ministry with Airmen and their families
  • Maximize your potential to reappoint as an Air Force Reserve Chaplain

Application Instructions

Please call the Air Force Chaplain recruiting office at 210-565-0335.