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Headquarters & Support Battalion

Marine Corps Installations West

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

H&S Battalion Chaplain
LT Chad Laughrey

Chaplain Chad Laughrey is a native of Andover, Kansas. He was commissioned in September 2016 as a Lieutenant through the Officer Development program as an active duty Chaplain. He is a graduate of: Ozark Christian College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biblical Literature in 2001; Cincinnati Christian University, with a Master of Arts degree in Religion in 2006; received his Master of Divinity equivalency from Lincoln Christian University in 2008; Nazarene Theological Seminary with a Doctorate in Ministry in 2014. 

Chaplain Laughrey reported to Officer Development Training in Newport, RI in September 2016.  He then went to Fort Jackson, South Carolina where he completed Chaplain Basic Training in December 2016.  In December of 2016, Chaplain Laughrey reported to Camp Pendleton where he was assigned as the Assault Amphibian School Chaplain.  In April 2017, Chaplain Laughrey was assigned as the Command Chaplain for H&S Battalion

For more information about service times, chapel locations, CREDO, special events, Bible studies, and more, please visit the
MCI-West MCB Camp Pendleton Chaplains Page

Phone: 760-725-4954
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CREDO is a Navy Chief of Chaplains program that provides retreats and training for Sailors, Marines, and family members to foster spiritual growth, build relationships, improve job performance, and enhance quality of life.