Les D. Maloney received his PhD from Baylor University while serving as an Army Reserve chaplain on active duty at Fort Hood, TX (2005-2010). He is the author of several articles that have appeared in Restoration Quarterly as well as a series of articles on the U.S. Army chaplaincy in Iraq (2003-2004) in the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Lt.Col. Maloney retired from the Army Reserve chaplaincy in 2013 after 22 years of service, including active and reserve duty. He is now serving as the Education Minister for the Kings Crossing Church of Christ in Corpus Christi,TX and is completing his ministry-focused book on the Psalms from the perspective of a military chaplain. Dr. Maloney also currently serves on the Professional Advisory Group for the Clinical Pastoral Education program within Christus-Spohn Hospitals in Corpus Christi.