As part of our mission to reach the lost for Jesus Christ in the United States, the Anglican Mission in America will raise up and provide ongoing support to three-stream Anglican leaders who are called to serve as military chaplains in the United States armed forces.
If you would like additional information about exploring a call to serve as a military chaplain within the AMiA or would like to connect with any of our current military chaplains, please contact Bryan+ Patrick at email@example.com.
Bryan+ Patrick was ordained as a priest in the Anglican Mission in America (AMiA) in 2013 while helping to plant and serving as a pastor of Grace Northridge, an AMiA church in San Antonio, Texas. In 2023, Bryan+ began serving as AMiA's director for military affairs and vocational chaplains and is the Department of Defense endorsing agent for the AMiA. Bryan+ currently lives in Belton, Texas with his wife, Lynsey, and their four children, where he practices law with Norton Rose Fulbright as senior counsel.
Colonel Darren B. Duncan, Chaplain, United States Air Force, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska
Chaplain Darren B. Duncan is the Command Chaplain, United States Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM), Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska. He is the principle advisor for one of 11 Unified Commands under the Department of Defense regarding the role of religion as it affects the operations across the competition continuum and to provide for the free exercise of religion for authorized personnel. Chaplain Duncan is a graduate of Liberty University. He was commissioned a mission pilot with the United States Air Force at Fort Campbell, KY in 1992 and flew drug reconnaissance missions until 1994. He was re-commissioned in the USAF as a Chaplain Candidate in 1998, in 2001 as a Reserve Chaplain and in 2003 as an Active Duty Chaplain. He is endorsed by the Anglican Church. Prior to his current assignment, the Colonel was the Wing Chaplain at the 86th Airlift Wing, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, and then the Command Chaplain for AFSOC/HC.
Lieutenant Colonel Steve Cuneio, Chaplain, United States Air Force, Air War College, Montgomery, Alabama
Chaplain Lieutenant Colonel Steve Cuneio serves the Air War College in Montgomery Alabama. He assists the Command Chaplain in providing functional oversight and ensures pastoral care to Chaplain Corps personnel supporting more than 70 active-duty and civilian personnel at nine wings, eight bases and multiple units throughout the United States. Further, he supports in ensuring all Chaplain Corps programs within the command provide airmen and their families with spiritual care and opportunities for the free exercise of religion. Chaplain Cuneio was born in Waxahachie, Texas and began his military career in May 2004 with a direct appointment as a USAF chaplain. Before entering the Air Force, Chaplain Cuneio served 12 years in diverse pastoral ministry positions, from his 1991 pastoral internship at Times Square Church in Manhattan, New York City, New York to pastoral assignments in Arizona and Missouri, and is an ordained Anglican priest with the Anglican Mission in America.
Captain Ferman "Jay" Clark , Chaplain, United States Air Force, Edwards Air Force Base, California
Captain Jay Clark is a chaplain at the 412 Test Wing, Edwards Air Force Base, California. As a chaplain, he conducts and administers worship liturgies, rites and services and coordinates ecumenical services and sponsors other major faith groups. He advises commanders on issues of religious accommodation, ethics, morale and quality of life. Chaplain Clark graduated with a Bachelor of Science in human ecology at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2001 and earned his Master of Divinity at Vanderbilt Divinity School in 2016. As an ordained minister in the Anglican Mission in America, he pastored in Tennessee from 2002-2016 and served as a hospital chaplain from 2015-2018.
Major Joseph L. Wingo, Chaplain, United States Army, Fort Jackson, South Carolina
Chaplain Joseph L. Wingo currently serves as the Chaplain Resource Manager at Fort Jackson, SC. He has served in multiple key assignments, which include being the 242nd (EOD) Battalion Chaplain, the Chief of Ministry and Pastoral Care for Irwin Army Community Hospital and the 92nd Combat Engineers Battalion Chaplain. Chaplain Wingo served a 12-month deployment to Afghanistan between 2013-2014. Chaplain Wingo also served churches in Texas, Florida, Colorado and overseas in Portugal for many years before becoming an Army Chaplain. He has also served as an Armor Officer in the Texas National Guard in the 1990s. Chaplain Wingo holds two undergraduate degrees from Tarleton State University and a M.Div. from Denver Seminary. He is currently working on an D.Min. from Erskine Seminary. Chaplain Wingo supports Army Chaplain Corps by providing religious support to the soldiers, families and civilians of the U.S. Army. He was ordained as an Anglican Priest in 2008.
Lieutenant Commander Dominic John Mirenda, Chaplain Corps, United States Navy, Coronado, California
Lieutenant Commander Dominic John Mirenda currently serves as Command Chaplain to seven Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers in support of Carrier Strike Group ONE (CSG-1). He is originally from Denver, Colorado. He graduated from the University of Colorado in 2000 with a Bachelor of Arts in literature. He was commissioned into the Navy Chaplain Candidate Program in 2007 and graduated from Chaplain School in 2008. Chaplain Mirenda earned a Master of Divinity degree with a concentration in military chaplaincy from Denver Seminary in 2010. He completed one unit of clinical pastoral education at the Denver VA Hospital, where he provided care for veterans on the inpatient psychiatric ward and the inpatient PTSD program. He was ordained as an Anglican priest in 2010 and commissioned into the Chaplain Corps in July 2012.
Lieutenant Clay Hamrick, Chaplain, United States Navy, Coronado, California
Chaplain Hamrick is currently attached to Seal Team 3 in Coronado, California as the Command Chaplain supporting operators, support staff and Tactical Communications Command One, and NSW Group One Training Detachment. He is currently integrated as a part of the team to provide counseling, advisement to leadership, suicide prevention and spiritual resilience. He completed his baccalaureate degree at Jacksonville University in 1999 and received his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Jacksonville, Florida in 2011. Chaplain Hamrick is an Anglican priest and was commissioned as a U.S. Navy chaplain in 2019.