Major (Ret’d) Albert G. Fowler OMM, CD is an ordained minister of the United Church of Canada, a former military chaplain, a military historian, and a freelance writer. After ordination and two years in a rural New Brunswick parish he joined the Canadian Forces as a chaplain in 1971.
Fowler served the military across Canada for 27 years in land, air and sea environments. After three years as a University Chaplain at Royal Roads Military College he published ‘Peacetime Padres: Canadian Protestant military chaplains, 1945-1995’ (1996, Vanwell Publishing) a history of Canadian military chaplains. In 1995 Fowler was awarded the Order of Military Merit (OMM). After retirement from the military in 1996, Fowler served for six years at Garden City United Church in Victoria. Presently, he is fully retired from pastoral duties but continues to serve as a volunteer on Provincial and National church committees.