Chaplain, Chaplain Candidate Differences
What is the difference between a chaplain and a chaplain candidate?
|Has completed an Masters of divinity degree or at least 72 graduate credit hours in a ministry related field.||Is currently enrolled full-time in a seminary or graduate school and has 0-72 graduate credit hours.|
|Has received full endorsement by an Army recognized ecclesiastical organization.||(Has already received 120 credit hour bachelor degree.)|
|Can perform duties on the Army chaplain job task list.||Has received preliminary approval for endorsement by an Army recognized ecclesiastical organization.|
|Serves as the unit spiritual leaders||Assists unit and chaplains, performs religious activities in a learning and supportive role.|
|Advisor to the commander||Serves as a unit spiritual leader in training.|