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Chaplain (J01C) | CAPT John M. Shimotsu, CHC, USN (Biography)

HQ U.S. INDO-PACIFIC COMMAND (INDOPACOM) Box 64028 Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861-4028 TEL: (808) 477-9019

Mission

Advises INDOPACOM Commander on the Constitutional free exercise of religion and Title X responsibilities related to religious support matters impacting INDOPACOM personnel. Advises INDOPACOM Commander on religious, moral and ethical implications related to INDOPACOM policies, programs, initiatives, exercises and operations.

In coordination with the Component Staff Chaplains, identifies and validates religious support requirements and integrates chaplains and enlisted Religious Ministry Team members into joint force organizations in order to coordinate INDOPACOM-wide religious support.

Integrates religious support requirements into appropriate doctrine, organization, training, materiel, professional development, education and facilities (DOTMLPF) in INDOPACOM.

Coordinates functional policy and joint operations with the Service Chiefs of Chaplains and the Joint Staff Chaplain.

Interfaces with host nation chaplaincies to develop cooperative solutions to regional challenges. When directed, responds to host nation requests to develop models for their military chaplaincies.

Identifies opportunities to engage host nation religious, civilian and military leaders, institutions and organizations to promote regional cooperation, understanding and support.

The INDOPACOM Chaplain’s Office is in Room 125, Building 700, Camp H.M. Smith.

Please see a list below of other resources available. If the counseling is for an urgent issue, please do not just leave a voice mail message or send an e-mail message but call until you make contact.

For active suicidal thoughts call the Military Crisis line at 1-800-273-8225, press 1. Text to 838255.

1. AIR FORCE
HICKAM CHAPEL CENTER
180 KUNTZ AVENUE, JB PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM
(808) 449-1754

2. ARMY
If you have an emergency and need to speak with an Army Chaplain, phone the Emergency Operations Center (808) 656-3272 and ask for the On Call Chaplain

3. MARINE CORPS
MCBH CHAPEL, Bldg 6677, Cushman Ave, KANEOHE, HI 96863-3002
(808) 257-3552 or (808) 927-6523

4. NAVY
PEARL HARBOR MEMORAL CHAPEL, Frederick St. PEARL HARBOR, HI 96860-5102
(808) 473-3971

5. COAST GUARD
USCG, 14TH DISTRICT CHAPLAIN, 300 ALA MOANA BLVD #9, HONOLULU, HI 96850-4982
(808) 535-3206

6. SOCPAC COMMAND CHAPLAIN
Bldg 20, Camp HM Smith
(808) 477-1299

7. GS PERSONNEL
EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM, Federal Occupational Health
FOH4You.com or 1-800-222-0364

 

(as of January 2019)