Chaplain, (Major) Josh Stoley
Chaplain, Major Joshua M. Stoley serves as the Consolidated Readiness Functional Area Manager for the Chaplain Corps at the Air Force Installation and Mission Support Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, Texas. As the Air Force Chaplain Corps’ Readiness FAM, Chaplain Stoley serves as the subject matter expert, planning and coordinating worldwide contingency requirements between Headquarters Chaplain Corps, Active Duty, Air Force Reserves, Air National Guard, and Chaplains serving across eleven Combatant Commands. He is the central manager for all rotational, emergent, and future deployment taskings for the chaplain corps, ensuring religious support for our Airmen deployed around the world. Additionally, Chaplain Stoley serves as a Staff Chaplain providing Installation Mission Support for seventy-seven Air Force and Joint Installations around the globe.
Chaplain Stoley is a native of Oscoda, Michigan, and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Chaplain Candidate Program upon acceptance into the Grand Rapids Theological Seminary in 2003. While completing seminary, he served as a Chaplain Candidate in the Air Force Reserves, becoming the first-ever Chaplain Candidate to train with a Reserve Wing before seminary graduation. Upon graduating, he reappointed as a Protestant Chaplain in the Air Force Reserves while also serving as an Installation Prison Chaplain for the Michigan Department of Corrections. In 2009, he was selected for Active Duty service and assigned to the 95th Air Base Wing at Edwards Air Force Base, California, where he was chaplain to the Air Force Test Pilot School, Air Force Plant 42, the 412th Test Wing, and a tenant Marine Air Group. Following this, Chaplain Stoley served as chaplain for a selectively manned Data Masked organization aiding the success of a national-level no-fail mission. In his previous assignment, Chaplain Stoley was Deputy Wing Chaplain at Little Rock Air Force Base, Arkansas. Chaplain Stoley’s postgraduate studies are being done at the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and are in strategic leadership with a focus on developing a Seminary curriculum for governmental chaplains for an international seminary.
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