IRST Staff

IRST Staff

Catholic priest

Chaplain (CPT) Jason Dechenne

Father Jason is a priest of the Byzantine Catholic Archeparchy of Pittsburgh and considers it a privilege to celebrate both the Byzantine Rite and Latin Rite and to experience what Saint John Paul II called the “both lungs” of the Church. Following the longstanding tradition of the Eastern Churches, he is married to his wife, Kari, and they have five children. Father Jason serves as the battalion chaplain for the 3rd General Aviation Support Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment and provides…
Director of Religious Education

Lauren Brown

Lauren Brown is the Director of Religious Education for the IRST USAG Hawaii.  She works with our team of chaplains, religious affairs specialists, religious educators, and volunteers that serve military families across Oahu to educate and provide resources so they can grow in their faith, and learn about others!
AMR Pacific House of Mission Youth Director

Jeff Reid

Jeff is our AMR Pacific House of Mission Youth Ministry Director.  Please contact him directly with any questions concerning their incredible programs!