Phillip Marcus  Carter

Phillip Marcus Carter

National Chaplain Phillip Marcus Carter

Although the Vietnam War officially ended in 1975, it still rages in the lives of thousands of veterans and their families. These lingering, internal battles are reflected in statistics: The end result is that many have ended up behind bars of prisons here in the Land of The Free. In August of 1970 Phillip Carter was inducted into the Army in answer to our countries call to stop Communist aggression in South Vietnam. After his tour of duty ended he endured years of agony from depression, fits of rage, emotional numbing, substance abuse, helplessness and prison. Currently Phillip is the national chaplain for the National Incarcerated Veterans Network USA where he serves help to his fellow veterans and finds answers and makes lasting peace with their past. Chaplain Phillip Carter is an ordained minister with the National Association of Christian Ministers. After a tour of duty in the military during the Vietnam War years, he worked to obtain academic degrees in business and marketing. He formed his own company as a Licensed General Contractor and then in 1998 began his Bible study to prepare for the ministry. He has served as a minister in all types of jails and prisons including Mississippi Department of Corrections. He has trained as an Substance Abuse Treatment Specialist and Veterans Benefits VSO. His professional organization membership includes Association of Professional Chaplains, American Correctional Chaplains Association. His active membership in Veterans Service Organizations includes VVA, VVNW, AMVETS, 101st Airborne Division Association, American Legion, and UVOA in which he serves as National Aide-De-Camp To The Office of The Supreme National Commander Dr Anna Krupkin