FORT POLK, La. — If you’ve been around the military for any length of time, you know that as Thanksgiving Day approaches, most installations host some type of program through the post chapels to financially assist those who might need a helping hand with preparing a holiday meal. While Fort Polk is no different from […]
Brig. Gen. Farin D. Schwartz, assistant adjutant general Army, Idaho National Guard, hands out water during the Chaplains Thanksgiving Dinner Nov. 15, 2018 at Gowen Field, Boise, Idaho. Many senior leaders served food to those attending the annual event. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Joshua C. Allmaras)
1st Lt. Spencer Fusselman (Chaplain candidate) and his Unit Ministry Dog, Blue, along with Chaplain assistant Spc. Josiah Salyer, from the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in Grand Prairie, Texas, visit Soldiers participating in Task Force Dagger, Operation Cold Steel III at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov 14, 2018. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff […]
Spc. Josiah Salyer, a Chaplain assistant with the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in Grand Prairie, Texas, peers through a AN/PAS 13 thermal weapon sight mounted on a M240B machine gun during Operation Cold Steel III, hosted by the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operation Command at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov. 14, 2018. […]
EL PASO- In the parking lot of the National Guard armory, a Soldier reaches into his glove box and carefully unfolds a letter safeguarded in the confines of his car for five months. Sitting on the edge of his passenger seat, in the late afternoon sun, he begins to read the pages once again. At […]
Minnesota- Stem cell donor, Army Spc. Akeem Martin (right) meets recipient, LaShonda Goines (left) for the first time since Gaines went from a double cancer diagnosis to being cancer free in seven months after receiving a stem-cell transplant. Martin is a chaplain’s assistant with the Texas National Guard, and LaShonda is a nurse. Both are […]
FORT BLISS, Texas – Sgt. Kristina Larson, noncommissioned officer in charge of the tactical operations center for the 210th Regional Support Group/Mobilization and Deployment Brigade’s operations section, listens during the Financial Peace University course taught at Fort Bliss, Texas, Nov. 20, 2018. This nine-week course is an expedited version of the original taught by all […]
1st Lt. Spencer Fusselman (Chaplain candidate) and his Unit Ministry Dog, Cpt. Blue, from the 490th Civil Affairs Battalion, based in Grand Prairie, Texas, visit Soldiers at the gunnery ranges during Operation Cold Steel III at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Nov 12, 2018. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Christopher J. Sofia) Operation Cold […]
U.S. Army Chaplains Maj. David Ko, Task Force Destiny chaplain, and Capt. Klay Aspinwall, Task Force Eagle Assault chaplain, dedicate and designate the newly built Courage Chapel at Camp Dahlke, Afghanistan Nov. 22, 2018. After utilizing a temporary tent as a chapel, Courage Chapel provides for the religious support to service members.
U.S. Army Task Force Eagle Assault leadership serve up a Thanksgiving meal to Soldiers at Dahlke, Afghanistan Nov. 22, 2018. Chaplain (Maj.) David Ko lends a helping hand as well.