Chaplain Mallard is a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Evangelical Presbyterian Church and holds the B.A. from Stetson University, the M.Div. from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, the Th.M. from Columbia Theological Seminary, the M.S.St. from the U.S. Army War College, and the Ph.D. in Christian Ethics from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. A member of the International Society of Military Ethics and the International Dietrich Bonhoeffer Society, he is the 2004 Grierson Prize recipient as Distinguished Army Master Strategist of the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College, the first Army Chaplain selected in 2014 as an Eisenhower Fellow of the U.S. Army War College, and has edited two official Army monographs and published over two dozen journal and book entries. Since 1988, Chaplain Mallard has deployed to combat as a Battalion, Brigade, and Division Chaplain, including with the 101st Airborne and 1st Infantry Divisions and holds the Bronze Star Medal (two awards) and the Combat Action Badge. He currently serves as the Director of Recruiting and Endorser Relations in the Office of the Chief of Chaplains, the Pentagon, Washington, DC.