Chaplain (Brigadier General) Robert F. Pleczkowski became the Deputy Chief of Chaplains, United States Army Reserve, on October 1, 2017. He serves as the primary Army Reserve liaison to the United States Army Chief of Chaplains. He is ordained as a priest and endorsed as an Army chaplain by the Polish National Catholic Church. He began his military career as an Army Reserve Chaplain through a direct commission in 1991. Prior to his appointment as Deputy Chief of Chaplains, he served in various key leadership positions at the Office of the Chief of Chaplains, as well as at U.S. Army Reserve Command and the Office of the Chief of Army Reserve.