Our Leadership Team  我們的領導團隊

Life Term Deacons 終身執事

Martin Yee       余松蔭

Ho-Fu Dai         戴浩富

Simon Chan     陳漢華

Term Deacons 任期執事

Wallace Li       李國維

John Cheng       鄭峨峰

Interim Pastor  署理牧師

Rev. Stephen Hommel

Chaplain Hommel entered the Army in January 1989 and completed Basic and Advanced Individual Training as an Infantryman, MOS 11B, at Fort Benning, Georgia. His first assignment was in the 2nd Battalion, 327th Infantry, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), Fort Campbell, Kentucky. During this tour, he served as an Infantry Fire Team Leader in Saudi Arabia and Iraq, participating in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. After leaving active service in 1992, he was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Army Reserve in 1994. Chaplain Hommel was subsequently ordained and endorsed by the Conservative Baptists of America. He has served as the Pastor of Evangelism and Military Ministry at Shadow Mountain Community Church in San Diego, and as an Adjunct Professor at San Diego Christian College and Southern California Seminary. Chaplain Hommel is a graduate of Liberty University, Lynchburg, Virginia (B.S.), Southern California Seminary, San Diego, California (M.A.), Luther Rice Seminary, Lithonia, Georgia (M.Div.) and Columbus State University, Columbus, Georgia (M.S.).

 

In his first assignment as a Chaplain, Chaplain Hommel was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 15th Infantry, 3rd Infantry Division (Mechanized), Fort Stewart, Georgia. While assigned to the 3rd Infantry Division, Chaplain Hommel deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom I and III. His next assignment in 2006 was to the 29th Engineer Battalion, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. While serving with the 29th Engineers, Chaplain Hommel was deployed to the Republic of the Philippines, and temporarily assigned to the Special Operations Command-Pacific and the Joint Special Operations Task Force-Philippines in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. Upon returning to Hawaii in July 2007, Chaplain Hommel rejoined the 65th Engineers (Combat Effects) and, in April 2008, moved to the Warrior Transition Battalion, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. Then in October 2009, he moved to Tripler Army Medical Center, Hawaii, as the Troop Command Chaplain. After completing the Chaplains Captains Career Course in December 2009, Chaplain Hommel returned to Hawaii and was assigned as the Pacific Region Chaplain for Installation Management Command, Fort Shafter, Hawaii. In January 2011, Chaplain Hommel became the Brigade Chaplain to the 500th Military Intelligence Brigade, Schofield Barracks, Hawaii. In August 2015, Chaplain Hommel completed the Family Life Counseling program at Fort Benning, Georgia in conjunction with the Community Counseling program at Columbus State University. Upon graduation, Chaplain Hommel was assigned as the Family Life Chaplain to the 2nd Infantry Division (Mechanized) at Camp Casey, South Korea.

  

Chaplain Hommel’s awards include the Bronze Star Medal, (1OLC); Meritorious Service Medal (1OLC); Joint Service Achievement Medal; Army Commendation Medal, (4OLC); Army Achievement Medal, (2OLC); Army Good Conduct Medal; National Defense Service Medal with Star; Southwest Asia Service Medal with two Stars; Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal; Global War on Terrorism Service Medal; Army Service Ribbon; Overseas Service Ribbon (5); Korea Defense Service Medal; Saudi Arabia-Kuwait Liberation Medal; Kuwait Liberation Medal; Military Civic Action Medal, Republic of the Philippines; Combat Infantryman Badge; Air Assault Badge, and Combat Action Badge.

 

Chaplain Hommel has been married to Naomi (Espino) Hommel for 30 years. The Hommel’s have two children: John, 24, and Stephanie, 21. 

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