U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Jeremiah Jeffrey and Sgt. Monte Barney, members of the South Dakota Army National Guard's Joint Force Headquarters, sort through winter clothing items, Jan. 10, 2015, donated by community members, Soldiers and Airmen for the SDNG's first winter clothing drive at Camp Rapid, Rapid City, S.D. About 1,000 items, to include blankets, mittens, coats, hats and scarves, were donated in a statewide effort to help bring warmth to those in need this winter season.

SD Guard delivers winter clothing to people in need

Volunteer members of the South Dakota National Guard delivered about 1,000 winter clothing items statewide this week to help bring warmth to people in need this winter season....READ MORE

Chaplain Corps Headlines and Happenings




Mission Statement:
The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps provides religious support to America's Army while assisting commanders in ensuring the right of free exercise of religion for all Soldiers. In short, we nurture the living, care for the wounded, and honor the fallen.

Vision Statement:
Religious and Spiritual Leadership for the Army Family.


Since July 29, 1775, approximately 25,000 Army Chaplains have served as religious and spiritual leaders for 25 million Soldiers and their Families. From military installations to deployed combat units and from service schools to military hospitals, Army Chaplains and Chaplain Assistants have performed their ministries in the most religiously diverse organization in the world. Always present with their Soldiers in war and in peace, Army Chaplains have served in more than 270 major wars and combat engagements. Nearly 300 Army Chaplains have laid down their lives in battle. Eight members of the Chaplain Corps have been awarded the Medal of Honor. Their love of God, Country and the American Soldier has been a beacon of light and a message of hope for all those who have served our nation. Currently, over 3,000 Chaplains are serving the Total Army representing over 140 different religious organizations.

Chaplain (Maj. Gen.) Donald Rutherford Sergeant Major Alvin Chaplin

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