Col. James S. Park

Institute Chaplain

Chaplain James Park P: (540) 464-7390 
E:  parkjs@vmi.edu

Education (Civilian)
Masters in Strategic Studies, July 2001
Master of Divinity Degree (with Honors) Oral Roberts Theological Seminary, May 1985
Bachelor of Science Degree, United States Military Academy, June 1972

Education (Military)
Army War College, July 2001
Carlisle Barracks, PA
Command and General Staff College (top 20%), April 1990

Professional License
Christian and Missionary Alliance, Sept. 1990

Work Experience
Institute Chaplain, VMI, July 1994-present
Contingency Force Pool, OCCH att 1st US Army, October 2003-present
Command Chaplain, USAR, 9th Theater Support Command, Ft. Belvoir, June 98-October 2003
Division Chaplain, USAR, 80th Inf (Trng) Div, Sept. 1994-June 1998
Served as Chaplain, Army National Guard, 7 years
Served as Field Artillery Officer, Active Duty, 10 years, Army Reserve, 3 years
Pastor, Mar. 1987-Aug. 1993

Awards 
Meritorious Service Medal - six awards
Army Commendation Medal (2)
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Ranger Tab
Parachutist's Badge