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3rd Marine Aircraft Wing



Third Marine Aircraft Wing
Office of the Chaplain

3rd MAW Wing Chaplain: 858-577-7368
Base Chaplain: 858-577-1333
Duty Chaplain 24/7: 858-864-4368


SpirFit App: This Apple app, available thru iTunes, was specifically designed for 3D MAW Marines. The app is a self-assessment tool based on the Navy Chaplain Corps Spiritual Fitness Continuum. Questions or comments about this program should be directed to the Wing Chaplains Office 858-577-7368

DSTRESS Line (1-877-476-7734 or DSTRESSLINE.COM) - This hotline is run by former Marines and Corpsmen that are well versed in Marine Corps ethos.

Military OneSource (1-800-342-9647 or www.militaryonesource.com) – Can provide a referral for FREE counseling out in town. It will not be reported to the command unless the military member is a danger to themselves or others.

San Diego Vet Center (858-642-1500) - offers assistance in locating readjustment counseling service:

CREDO Retreats

Personal Growth Retreat (PGR): Provides participants with opportunities to focus on accepting reality and taking personal responsibility for their lives. Develops new perspectives in their relationships with others and the broader world in which they live, and explores the basis of their inner spiritual resources.

Spiritual Growth Retreat (SGR): Assists participants in the pursuit of a more meaningful spirituality. Focus is placed on gaining and expanding spiritual resources to better meet the daily demands of life

Warrior Resiliency Retreats (WRR): Courses designed to reduce stress associated with combat settings and arduous deployments. CREDO, in conjunction with commanders and unit chaplains, will deliver tailored programs to address: • Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC) • Pre and post deployment training • Personal growth and resiliency training to enhance military readiness and unit cohesion

Warrior Reintegration (WR): Chaplains guide active duty personnel in their transition from operational experiences and deployment to peacetime reintegration.

Marriage and Couples

PREP – Prevention Relationship Enhancement Program (858-577-1333) – Offered the 1st Wednesday of every month at the Airman Memorial Chapel.

Marriage Enrichment Retreat (MER): Provides couples with the opportunity to explore ways to keep their marital relationship healthy while dealing with conflicts that may arise. This experience enables participants to explore the emotional, physical, and spiritual components of their marriage and to grow closer as couples.


Readiness and Deployment Support Workshops (858) 577-6306 - This program assists in providing resiliency training for military families facing the challenges of deployment.

New Parent Support Program (858) 577-9812) - An intensive prevention and outreach program that offers in-home visits, parenting education classes, information and referrals for active duty personnel and family members who are either expecting a child, or have children under the age of 6.

Family Retreat: Designed for parents and children to encourage the development of healthy families based on the “Survival Skills for Healthy Families” model. Families will learn specific skills to enhance family cohesion, resolve conflict and build upon the strengths in their family.

Suicide Specific

The Department of Veteran Affairs Hotline (1-800-273-8255)

National Suicide Prevention: (1-800-273-TALK or www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org)

National Hopeline Network (1-800-784-2433 or www.hopeline.com)

Domestic Violence

Family Advocacy Program (858-577-6585)

VICTIM ADVOCATE 24-HOUR HOTLINE: (858) 864-2815 – A 24 hour hotline for handling sexual assaults, and speaking with a SAPR/SARC representative.