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

HQ USPACOM (J01C)   Box 64028 Camp H.M. Smith, HI 96861-4028 TEL: (808) 477-9019

Mission

Advises PACOM Commander on the Constitutional free exercise of religion and Title X responsibilities related to religious support matters impacting PACOM personnel. Advises PACOM Commander on religious, moral and ethical implications related to PACOM 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 PACOM-wide religious support.

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

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

Roster for Chaplains Near Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii

Please see a list below, by service, of the Chaplains closest to Camp H M Smith.

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.

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

2. ARMY
a. PRIMARY:
USARPAC Chaplain's Office
Bldg T-115 Palm Circle, Fort Shafter, HI 96858
(808) (808) 438-1617

b. SECONDARY:
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
a. PRIMARY:
Office of the FORCE CHAPLAIN, COMMANDER, MARFORPAC
Building 3A, CAMP SMITH, HI 96861-4105
(808) 477-8863

b. SECONDARY: BASE CHAPLAIN
MCBH CHAPEL
Bldg 6677, Cushman Ave, KANEOHE, HI 96863-3002
(808) 257-3552

4. NAVY
COMMAND CHAPLAIN, JBPHH
Building 1600, Pearl Harbor Blvd, PEARL HARBOR, HI 96860-5102
(808) 473-3971

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

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

(as of November 2017)