LT Eric J. Cochrane
CAMP PENDLETON CHAPEL SERVICE HOURS
A) MARINE MEMORIAL CHAPEL
C) BLINDER MEMORIAL CHAPEL
Bldg 1161, (760) 725-5322:
0800 Catholic Mass
1000 Protestant Service
Monday-Friday:1140 Catholic Mass
B) RANCH HOUSE CHAPEL
Bldg 24150, (760) 725-4700:
1000 Lutheran Service of Holy Communion
Bldg 202863, (760) 725-2929:
0845 Sword and Shield Fellowship
0900 Eastern Orthodox
1030 Catholic Mass
1200 Gospel Tradition
1200 Islamic Prayer Service
D) BIBLE STUDY:
*Every Monday at 1700; Marine Memorial Chapel Conference Room
**Every Tuesday at 1130; H&S Conference Room
Battalion Chaplain's Biography:
Lieutenant Eric Cochrane was born in Las Vegas, NV, and grew up in primarily in Northern Utah. After high school and a year of college, Lieutenant Cochrane Enlisted in the United States Army, completing Basic Training and Military Police School at Fort McClellan, AL. He then served the remainder of his enlistment assigned to the Fort Shafter Military Police Battalion, Fort Shafter, HI. Lieutenant Cochrane was honorably discharged from the Army in December of 1990.
Lieutenant Cochrane was commissioned as a Chaplain Candidate Program Officer with the rank of Ensign in November of 2001 and completed the Chaplain’s Basic Course in August of 2002. After completing his studies at the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, MO, Lieutenant Cochrane served as a Pastor in southern New Mexico until selected for active Duty as a Chaplain in October of 2007. Lieutenant Cochrane reported to the Naval Chaplain’s School in March of 2008 to complete his training, and reported to his first assignment with Marine Wing Support Squadron 371, MCAS Yuma, AZ in April of 2008. During his time there, the Squadron deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 in support of Operation Enduring Freedom.
In December 2011, Lieutenant Cochrane reported on board USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to serve as the Division Officer for the Religious Ministries Department. During His time there IKE deployed to the 5th & 6th Fleet Areas of Responsibility in support of ongoing operations in Afghanistan and the Arabian Gulf region.
In December 2012, Lieutenant Cochrane reported to Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA, where he currently serves as the Chaplain for Headquarters & Support Battalion.
Lieutenant Cochrane’s personal awards include the Navy-Marine Corps Achievement Medal (2 awards).
Lieutenant Cochrane is married to the former Donetta Raylene Pettey of Roswell, New Mexico. They have one daughter, Wenona Elaine.