Gen. Daniel B. Allyn, commanding general, U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM), addresses attendees at the FORSCOM Chaplain Strategic Operational Readiness and Training Assessment Forum, Aug. 12, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. More than 70 chaplains and chaplain assistants from across the Army gathered to discuss the training and readiness of unit ministry teams and programs that support Soldiers and Army Families, and to develop supporting strategies for the next fiscal year.

Chaplains assess readiness, plan strategies for coming year

The U.S. Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) Chaplain Strategic Operational Readiness and Training Assessment Forum took place Aug. 10-13, 2014, at the command's Marshall Hall headquarters complex at Fort Bragg, N.C....READ MORE

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MISSION

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.

LEADERS

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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