DD Form 2088 Statement of Ecclesiastical Endorsement

DD Form 2088 - also known as the "Statement Of Ecclesiastical Endorsement" - is a United States Military form issued by the Department of Defense.

The form - often incorrectly referred to as the DA form 2088 - was last revised on December 1, 2014. Download an up-to-date fillable PDF version of the DD 2088 below or request a copy through the chain of command.

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OMB No. 0704-0190
STATEMENT OF ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSEMENT
OMB approval expires
Dec 31, 2017
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 45 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive,
Alexandria, VA 22350-3100 (0704-0190). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection
of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS. RETURN COMPLETED FORM TO CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS (ITEM 3).
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. Sections 136, 533(a)(1), 643, 827, 3353(a)(1), and 5600(a)(1); DoD Directive 1304.19; DoD 1304.28; and E.O. 9397, as amended (SSN).
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S): The information collected on this form is used to verify the professional and ecclesiastical qualifications of Religious Ministry Professionals for
initial appointment or chaplains change of career status appointments as chaplains in the Military Services. This form is an essential element of a chaplain's professional
qualifications and will become part of a chaplain's military personnel record. Completed forms are covered by recruiting and official military personnel file SORNs
maintained by each of the Services.
ROUTINE USE(S): The DoD "Blanket Routine Uses" found at http://dpclo.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx apply to this collection.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may significantly delay the processing of this endorsement.
1. ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSING AGENT (To be completed by Endorsing Agent)
a. AS THE ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSING AGENT AUTHORIZED TO REPRESENT
(Name of religious organization) (Item 4a)
, I HEREBY VERIFY THAT THE PERSON INDICATED IN PARAGRAPH
2, BELOW, IS CREDENTIALED AND QUALIFIED FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITHIN THE MILITARY CHAPLAINCY
(as indicated in paragraph 2(j)(k)
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS CONTAINED IN DODI 1304.28.
(Date of agent authorization - YYYYMMDD:)
b. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
c. E-MAIL ADDRESS
d. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
e. TELEPHONE
f. FAX NUMBER
g. SIGNATURE
h. DATE SIGNED (YYYYMMDD)
(Include Area Code)
(Include Area Code)
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2. PROSPECT INFORMATION.
a. IS THIS AN INITIAL ENDORSEMENT? (X one)
YES
NO
b. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
c. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (Last 4)
d. TELEPHONE (Include Area Code)
e. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
f.
E-MAIL ADDRESS
g. DATE OF BIRTH (YYYYMMDD)
h. NUMBER OF YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL MINISTRY
i. NUMBER OF MONTHS OF PRIOR ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE PROSPECT HAS COMPLETED
EXPERIENCE PROSPECT HAS COMPLETED
(1) OFFICER
(2) ENLISTED
k. DATE OF ORDINATION/PROFESSIONAL
j. SOURCE OF ORDINATION/PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
CREDENTIALS (YYYYMMDD)
l. APPLICATION IS FOR (X one)
(1) CHAPLAIN CANDIDATE
(4) ACTIVE DUTY (Navy Only: X (a) or (b))
(5) WITHDRAWAL OF ENDORSEMENT
(2) RESERVE
(a) Initial Active Duty - 3 Years
(3) NATIONAL GUARD
(b) Extended Active Duty - Indefinite
3. TO
b. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
a. CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS (X appropriate block)
(1) ARMY
(2) NAVY
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
(3) AIR FORCE
4. FROM (To be completed by Endorsing Agent)
b. DATE OF CURRENT INTERNAL
c. EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION
a. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME OF RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION GRANTING
REVENUE CODE (IRC) 501(c)(3)
RELIGIOUS MINISTRY PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENT
NUMBER (IRC)
EXEMPT STATUS
d. TELEPHONE (Include Area Code)
e. FAX NUMBER (Include Area Code)
f. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
g.
E-MAIL ADDRESS
h. WEB SITE
5. COMMENTS
DD FORM 2088, DEC 2014
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
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OMB No. 0704-0190
STATEMENT OF ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSEMENT
OMB approval expires
Dec 31, 2017
The public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 45 minutes per response, including the time for reviewing instructions, searching existing data sources, gathering
and maintaining the data needed, and completing and reviewing the collection of information. Send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information,
including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Department of Defense, Washington Headquarters Services, Executive Services Directorate, Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive,
Alexandria, VA 22350-3100 (0704-0190). Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to any penalty for failing to comply with a collection
of information if it does not display a currently valid OMB control number.
PLEASE DO NOT RETURN YOUR COMPLETED FORM TO THE ABOVE ADDRESS. RETURN COMPLETED FORM TO CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS (ITEM 3).
PRIVACY ACT STATEMENT
AUTHORITY: 10 U.S.C. Sections 136, 533(a)(1), 643, 827, 3353(a)(1), and 5600(a)(1); DoD Directive 1304.19; DoD 1304.28; and E.O. 9397, as amended (SSN).
PRINCIPAL PURPOSE(S): The information collected on this form is used to verify the professional and ecclesiastical qualifications of Religious Ministry Professionals for
initial appointment or chaplains change of career status appointments as chaplains in the Military Services. This form is an essential element of a chaplain's professional
qualifications and will become part of a chaplain's military personnel record. Completed forms are covered by recruiting and official military personnel file SORNs
maintained by each of the Services.
ROUTINE USE(S): The DoD "Blanket Routine Uses" found at http://dpclo.defense.gov/Privacy/SORNsIndex/BlanketRoutineUses.aspx apply to this collection.
DISCLOSURE: Voluntary. However, failure to provide the requested information may significantly delay the processing of this endorsement.
1. ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSING AGENT (To be completed by Endorsing Agent)
a. AS THE ECCLESIASTICAL ENDORSING AGENT AUTHORIZED TO REPRESENT
(Name of religious organization) (Item 4a)
, I HEREBY VERIFY THAT THE PERSON INDICATED IN PARAGRAPH
2, BELOW, IS CREDENTIALED AND QUALIFIED FOR AN APPOINTMENT WITHIN THE MILITARY CHAPLAINCY
(as indicated in paragraph 2(j)(k)
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARDS CONTAINED IN DODI 1304.28.
(Date of agent authorization - YYYYMMDD:)
b. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
c. E-MAIL ADDRESS
d. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
e. TELEPHONE
f. FAX NUMBER
g. SIGNATURE
h. DATE SIGNED (YYYYMMDD)
(Include Area Code)
(Include Area Code)
u
2. PROSPECT INFORMATION.
a. IS THIS AN INITIAL ENDORSEMENT? (X one)
YES
NO
b. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME (Last, First, Middle Initial)
c. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER (Last 4)
d. TELEPHONE (Include Area Code)
e. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
f.
E-MAIL ADDRESS
g. DATE OF BIRTH (YYYYMMDD)
h. NUMBER OF YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL MINISTRY
i. NUMBER OF MONTHS OF PRIOR ACTIVE MILITARY SERVICE PROSPECT HAS COMPLETED
EXPERIENCE PROSPECT HAS COMPLETED
(1) OFFICER
(2) ENLISTED
k. DATE OF ORDINATION/PROFESSIONAL
j. SOURCE OF ORDINATION/PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS
CREDENTIALS (YYYYMMDD)
l. APPLICATION IS FOR (X one)
(1) CHAPLAIN CANDIDATE
(4) ACTIVE DUTY (Navy Only: X (a) or (b))
(5) WITHDRAWAL OF ENDORSEMENT
(2) RESERVE
(a) Initial Active Duty - 3 Years
(3) NATIONAL GUARD
(b) Extended Active Duty - Indefinite
3. TO
b. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
a. CHIEF OF CHAPLAINS (X appropriate block)
(1) ARMY
(2) NAVY
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
(3) AIR FORCE
4. FROM (To be completed by Endorsing Agent)
b. DATE OF CURRENT INTERNAL
c. EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION
a. TYPED OR PRINTED NAME OF RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION GRANTING
REVENUE CODE (IRC) 501(c)(3)
RELIGIOUS MINISTRY PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENT
NUMBER (IRC)
EXEMPT STATUS
d. TELEPHONE (Include Area Code)
e. FAX NUMBER (Include Area Code)
f. ADDRESS. (1) STREET (Include apartment or suite number)
(2) CITY
(3) STATE
(4) ZIP CODE
g.
E-MAIL ADDRESS
h. WEB SITE
5. COMMENTS
DD FORM 2088, DEC 2014
PREVIOUS EDITION IS OBSOLETE.
Adobe Designer 9.0
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