FORT MYER, Va. (Jun. 4, 2019) - This past week was exciting and historic for the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps.
The Army's 24th Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Major General) Paul K. Hurley, retired on May 30, in a ceremony at Fort Myer, Virginia, hosted by General Mark A. Milley, Chief of Staff of the Army. The ceremony honored Chaplain Hurley's service and leadership in the Chaplain Corps, and the Corps will be praying for God's sustained blessing on him, as he continues to live the call fiercely.
Chaplain Thomas Solhjem was promoted to Major General and became the Army's 25th Chief of Chaplains on May 31, in a ceremony on Fort Myer hosted by General James C. McConville, Vice Chief of Staff of the Army. The members of the Chaplain Corps look forward to continuing the Corps' legacy of service to God and Country, under Chaplain Solhjem's leadership.