Texas Chaplains Association

Post Everlasting – Past Department Chaplain Marvin Howland
Its our sad duty to report that Past Department Chaplain Marvin Howland was called to the Post Everlasting on April 2, 2018. Funeral arrangements are currently pending. Cards can be sent to 4788 Walea Dr, Orange, TX 77632. Marv was a member of American Legion Post 250.

 Rev. Marv Howland was one of the founding members of the Texas Chaplains Association, Vice President and member of the TCA Board of Directors since its founding.

TCA Member in the News!

Harvey H. Klee Appointed Department Chaplain


Harvey H. Klee, Immediate Past National Chaplain was re-appointed Texas Department Chaplain 2017-2018 by newly elected Department Commander, John Hince at the Department’s Annual Convention held in Killeen, Texas.

Klee is a Korean War veteran who served in the United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier, Philippine Sea-CV47. Following his enlistment, he returned to college receiving a B.A. In Psychology from California State University – Northridge, a Graduate Certificate in Industrial Relations from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Doctorate in Jurisprudence from Western State University.

He is licensed to practice law in Texas and California, and is admitted to practice before the Fifth and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court.

As a minister, he served as a domestic missionary working among young drug addicts and was active in designing training programs for inmates at the California Institute for Men in Chino, California as well as providing job placement opportunities for released inmates in private industry.

Harvey is currently working on writing a book about his experiences as National Chaplain that he expects will be ready for publication early next year.

The Texas Chaplains Association is always glad to know of special accomplishments by its members. Just send Harvey an email with a write-up of what you’d like to have mentioned along with a photograph as an attachment in .jpeg format if you have one.