• Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, Military District of Washington Command chaplain assistant, receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain during his retirement ceremony hosted in the MDW Command Chaplain building on Fort Lesley J. McNair, March 10, 2014.

    Farewell Staff Sgt. Krum

    Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, Military District of Washington Command chaplain assistant, receives the Meritorious Service Medal from Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain during his retirement ceremony hosted in the MDW Command...

  • Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, Military District of Washington command chaplain stands with Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant during his retirement ceremony held at Fort Lesely J. McNair, March 10, 2014.

    Farewell Staff Sgt. Krum

    Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, Military District of Washington command chaplain stands with Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant during his retirement ceremony held at Fort Lesely J. McNair, March 10, 2014.

  • (Left to right) Master Sgt. Carlos Clausel, Military District of Washington command chaplain noncommissioned officer in charge, Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain, and for Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant stand at attention during Krum's retirement ceremony held at Fort Lesely J. McNair, March 10, 2014.

    Farewell Staff Sgt. Krum

    (Left to right) Master Sgt. Carlos Clausel, Military District of Washington command chaplain noncommissioned officer in charge, Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain, and for Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant...

WASHINGTON (March 10, 2014) --The Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region/ U.S. Army Military District of Washington Chaplain's Office hosted a retirement ceremony for Staff Sgt. Brian C. Krum, MDW Command chaplain assistant held at Fort Lesley J. McNair. The ceremony was hosted by Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, MDW command chaplain and Master Sgt. Carlos Clausel, MDW command chaplain noncommissioned officer in charge.

During the ceremony Krum was awarded with the Meritorious Service Medal for his exceptionally meritorious service while serving as a chaplain assistant noncommissioned officer for the 3rd Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), Arlington National Cemetery, and the MDW Command Chaplain's Office. Krum's tireless efforts and his dedication to duty directly contributed to the success of critical and high visibility events. He conducted religious support programs for over 1,250 Soldiers and their families that included weekly Bible studies and Strong Bonds retreats.

Krum's retirement from the U.S. Army was effective March 4, 2014.

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