Thomas K. Chadwick

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Thomas K. Chadwick
Service/branch United States Navy, United States Coast Guard
Years of service 1971-1998
Rank officer
Awards Legion of Merit

Thomas K. Chadwick is retired officer in the United States Navy and Chaplain of the United States Coast Guard.


A native of Ohio, Chadwick is an ordained Presbyterian minister.[1] Chadwick is a graduate of Ohio University, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Pepperdine University. He is married with three children.


Chadwick was commissioned a Navy chaplain candidate in 1971 and entered active duty in 1975. He would serve aboard the USS Harry E. Yarnell (CG-17), as well as with Fleet Marine Force and the U.S. Atlantic Fleet. Chadwick held the position of Chaplain of the United States Coast Guard from 1992 to 1995 before retiring in 1998.

Awards he received include the Legion of Merit, the Meritorious Service Medal with award star, the Navy Commendation Medal with two award stars, the Coast Guard Commendation Medal and the Lifesaving Medal.


  1. ^ "Thomas K. Chadwick". Presbyterian Council for Chaplains and Military Personnel. Retrieved 2011-09-30.