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Chaplain Colonel (Ret.) Herman Keizer Jr.

Occupation: Army Chaplain
Born: Chicago, Illinois

In-House Student, U.S. Army War College, PA (1992)
ThM, New York Theological Seminary (1979)
MA in Education, Columbia Teachers College (1978)
BD in Theology, Calvin Theological Seminary, Grand Rapids, MI (1968)
BA in Philosophy and Greek, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, MI (1965)
Diploma, J. Sterling Morton, Cicero, III

Consultant, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment, Grand Rapids, MI (2005-2017)
US Army Chaplain (Retired), Caledonia Charter Township, MI (2009-2017)
Consultant/Writer, Calvin Institute of Christian Institute of Christian Worship, PTSD/Moral Injury, Grand Rapids, MI (2002-2017)
Co-Director (Retired), Soul Repair Center, Brite Divinity School, Fort Worth, TX (2012-2014)
Co-Director and Contact with Rita Brock on the (Moral Injury) Soul Repair, Brite Seminary in Texas, Moral Injury and Soul Repair Project, Grand Rapids, MI and CA (2012-2014)
Military Advisor to Ambassador IRF, State Department (2000-2002)
US Army Chaplain (Colonel), Calvin College and Seminary (1968-2002)
Chaplain, United States Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, Office of International Religious Freedom, United States Department of State

Career Related:
National Chaplain, The Military Order of the Purple Heart; Officer-in-Charge, Drug and Alcohol Training Center

With, World Vision

Creative Works:
Guest Host, “Truth Commission for Conscience in War”

Featured, Millennium Magazine

Inducted, Michigan Military and Veterans Hall of Honor (2022); Recipient, David E. White Leadership Award (2012); Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Calvin College; Recipient, Distinguished Alumni Award, Calvin Theological Seminary; Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, American Association of Professional Chaplains; Recipient, Purple Heart; Recipient, Five Bronze Stars; Recipient, Bronze Star with a V; Recipient, Top Honor, Letter of Recommendation

Ordained Minister, Christian Reformed Church in North America (1968-2017); Director of Chaplaincy Ministries for the Christian Reformed Church in North America; Member, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment, Grand Rapids, MI (2009-2012)

Son of Herman Keizer Sr. and Lena Keizer
Married: Ardis Keizer
Children: Bryan J. Keizer and Randall L. Keizer

Cooking (Tomato soup); Reading; Gardening (Raising tomatoes); Singing; Community theater

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