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    Fort Huachuca, AZ - Chaplain

    Fort Huachuca has an active chapel program for military personnel, civilian employees, retirees and their family members. The Installation Ministry Team is composed of chaplains, chaplain assistants, civilian employees, contractors, and many volunteers from the community. Together they provide a comprehensive and lively religious life program.

    The post's chapel worship schedule includes Collective Protestant Worship, a Protestant Gospel Service, Roman Catholic Masses, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, and Muslim services. Local community churches offer many more denominational services.

    The largest of the two chapels on Fort Huachuca is the Main Post Chapel, located at the corner of Lawton Road and Smith Avenue. The Main Post Chapel was built in 1973, this handicapped-accessible facility houses a 600-seat chapel, religious education classrooms, multi-purpose meeting room, watch care facilities, a Blessed Sacrament Chapel, a spacious kitchen, chaplain and administrative offices and an extensive religious library.

    Kino Chapel, on Kino Avenue, is a 300-seat chapel with chaplain and administrative offices, as well as conference/activity room. Prosser Village Chapel Annex, located on the corner of Bissel and Stein, houses the MI Battalion Chaplains and their Chaplain Assistants.

    The Installation Ministry Team provides a wide range of religious support which includes services, rites, weddings, funerals, memorial services, baptisms, patriotic observances and season religious celebrations. A Web site carries the chapel program at

    The post's religious education program includes a variety of religious education activities for all faiths. Protestant activities include adult Soldier Bible Study groups, Sunday School, Protestant Women of the Chapel study groups and Vacation Bible School. Catholic offerings include Confraternity of Christian Doctrine classes and the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults.

    The chapel worship is supported by an active music program for adult choirs and youth, as well as special seasonal musical offerings.

    Auxiliary chapel programs include Protestant Women of the Chapel, Military Council of Catholic Women, Rosary Guild and Chapel youth groups.

    The chaplains provide a wide range of counseling and family support services. These include soldier, marriage and family counseling, pre-deployment support activities, suicide prevention education, crisis and stress management, premarital instruction, family life skills development programs, and many marriage support and enrichment programs. The Family Life chaplain is located at the Main Post Chapel, telephone 520-533-2366.

    The Installation Staff Chaplain sponsors the Turn Around Point, staffed with volunteers, which recycles clothing, household goods and seasonal items at no cost. The Widowed Support Center located at the Main Gate of Fort Huachuca provides volunteer support to individuals who have experienced the loss of a spouse.

    To inquire about chapel services or programs, or to make an appointment with a chaplain, call the Main Post Chapel at 520-533-2366 or 520-533-5916.