combatant command chaplain

combatant command chaplain

The senior chaplain assigned to the staff of, or designated by, the combatant commander to provide advice on religion, ethics, and morale of assigned personnel and to coordinate religious ministries within the combatant commander's area of responsibility. See also command chaplain; lay leader; religious support; religious support plan; religious support team.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.