2/5 BN Command Chaplain:
LTJG. James Harper, USN
2/5 Religious Program Specialist:
RP3 Darius Sparks
The Chaplain and the Religious Program Specialist are here to serve everyone. You don’t need to have the same beliefs or any religious beliefs to speak with the chaplain. They directly provide religious services and support and facilitate access to other religious professionals and materials. They are ready to connect you with military & civilian resources, give guidance and counseling, offer suggestions and strategies, and ensure that you are successful and focused. They care about you and your wellbeing. _____________________________________________________________________________
Chaplain & RP/CA Offices:
Area 62, Building # 62522, Room # 121
Duty Chaplain (emergencies during non-working days/hours)
via the Camp Pendleton Officer of the Day
Camp Pendleton Chaplain’s Office
This link provides additional base chaplain contacts and base chapel schedules (DoD website).
US NAVY Chaplain Corps
This link provides information about the US Navy Chaplain Corps (DoD website).
SECNAV INSTRUCTION 1730.9
PRIVILEGED AND CONFIDENTIAL COMMUNICATIONS TO CHAPLAINS
This link is to the SECNAV instruction that pertains to chaplain confidentiality (DoD website).
Notice of Religious Service*
All personnel & dependents are invited to a General Christian Worship Service
Area 62 Chapel (NW corner of intersection of San Mateo Road and E St)
Held weekly on Sunday: free meal served at 1700, worship service at 1800
*Chaplains & RPs provide or facilitate for all belief systems.
If you have a need or request regarding your religious practices, please contact the chaplain or RP for support.
If you are having thoughts of suicide, call:
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline