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Religious Programs and Clubs

The Coast Guard Academy brings together cadets from many different religious backgrounds and beliefs. The Command Religious Program supports and accommodates all the religious and spiritual needs of our cadets, providing pastoral guidance, ministries and a range of programs, including worship, retreats, religious education, clubs, chapel choirs, and outreach.

Command Religious Program Staff

Three Navy chaplains deliver religious ministry at the Academy, leading religious programs and serving as counselors to cadets of all faiths.

  • Command ChaplainCAPT Tom A. Ianucci, CHC, USN (Catholic Chaplain), Office: 860-444-8481, Cell: 860-961-2835
  • Protestant ChaplainLCDR R. Kamille Williams, CHC, USN; Office: 860-444-8456, Cell: 860-857-8355
  • Protestant ChaplainLT Paul C. Song, CHC, USN; Office: 860-444-8482, Cell: 872-307-3176.

For after hours or weekend emergencies: Please contact the Academy OOD: 860-625-0820

Faith-Based Groups

  • Bible Studies (weekly)
  • Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS)
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA)
  • Jewish Hillel
  • The Church of Jesus Christ and the Latter-Day Saints Association
  • Men’s Accountability Group (MAG)
  • Officer’s Christian Fellowship (OCF)
  • St. Francis de Sales Society (SFDSS)
  • Women’s Accountability Group (WAG)
Religious Programs


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of the Corps of Cadets participate in religious groups and activities
trips have included Rome, Ireland, Costa Rica and Jerusalem
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Contact Information

Command Religious Program
Father Tom Ianucci
Command Chaplain
(860) 444-8480
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