Chaplain Chet Egert

Chaplain Chet Egert

Chaplain (Colonel) Chester “Chet” Egert is a third generation career service member who spent 31 years on active duty in the Army and served on multiple tours in Iraq, Somalia, and Haiti. He and his wife raised two daughters in the military, one of whom is married to a service member. They have four grandsons.  

Building Healthy Kids of Military Parents

Chet Egert is a retired military chaplain who brings great advice on how to help kids of military parents. This article lends direction to any child—particularly those going through great hardships.

When Military Parents Deploy

Military kids can be remarkably resilient at times, but they are not super human. The absence of their parents are filled with uncertainty, risks, and challenges, and even pastors without personal military experience can assist these young children and youth in meaningful ways. This article lists steps to remember when working with them.