Densford, Daryl, MAJ

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Current Service Status
USA Retired
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
56A-Command and Unit Chaplain
Current/Last MOS Group
Primary Unit
2008-2009, 56A, Task Force Quickstrike, Multi-National Force Iraq (MNF-I)
Previously Held MOS
71M-Chaplain Assistant
Service Years
2004 - 2023
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Cold War Certificate
Operation Enduring Freedom
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

12th Combat Aviation Brigade 160th Signal Brigade 34th Infantry Division

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal Order of Saint Martin

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Military Chaplains AssociationOfficers' Christian FellowshipIraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)European Commandery
U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Regimental Association
  2003, Military Chaplains Association - Assoc. Page
  2003, Officers' Christian Fellowship
  2008, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) - Assoc. Page
  2010, Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States, European Commandery
  2010, U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Regimental Association

 Additional Information
What are you doing now:

I'm an Ethics Instructor at the U.S. Army Aviation Centerof Excellence

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Chaplain Densford first entered the Army in 1988 as an enlisted Chaplain Assistant and served in the 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery, 1st Infantry Division at Fort Riley, Kansas. He returned to the Army as a Chaplain in January 2004 and has served as the Battalion Chaplain for 5th Squadron, 15th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Knox, Kentucky; 25th Signal Battalion, Camp Asalayah, Qatar; 3-159 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, Illesheim, Germany and 2nd Battalion, 10th Infantry Regiment, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. Chaplain Densford also served as the Brigade Chaplain for the 1st Engineer Brigade, Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, the MP Regimental Chaplain and Ethics Instructor at the U.S. Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood, the Deputy Garrison Chaplain at USAG Alaska and is now an Ethics Instructor at at the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence. His deployments include a 13 month tour in Iraq with 3-159 ARB and a 12 month tour in Qatar and Afghanistan with 25th Signal BN.

Chaplain Densford entered the Army as a Chaplain after about 15 years of civilian ministry in Ohio, Colorado and Upstate New York. He is endorsed by the Church of the Nazarene where he has served the majority of his ministry, though he has also ministered in various capacities in Wesleyan, Baptist (BGC), Lutheran (LCMS) and United Church of Christ (UCC) churches.

Chaplain Densford earned an Associate of Christian Education (ACE) and Bachelor of Biblical Studies (BBS) from Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado (1995), a Master of Arts in Theological Studies (MATS) from Northeastern Seminary in Rochester, New York (2003) and a Master of Arts in Christian Ministry (MACM) from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary in Springfield, MO (2013) and a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Northeastern Seminary. In May 2021 he received a Doctor of Ministry degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C.

His military education includes enlisted Basic Combat Training at Fort Dix, New Jersey (1988); the Chaplain Assistant Course at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey (1988); the Chaplain Officer Basic and Chaplain Captain Career Courses (2004 & 2010) at Fort Jackson, South Carolina; and the Cultural Awareness Training Course (Middle East Region) (2005).

Chaplain Densford’s awards and decorations include: the Bronze Star Medal, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (2 OLC), Army Achievement Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Iraq Campaign Medal (2 Campaign Stars), Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (3 Device), NATO Medal (Afghanistan), and the Cold War Service Certificate.

Chaplain Densford is married to the former Holly Lorraine Parr who together have five children: Jacob, Hannah, Jonathan, Julia and Heidi.

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   2006-2007, 56A, 25th Signal Battalion

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25th Signal Battalion

Reynoso, Alberto, CPT, (1992-Present) SC 25A Captain
Bardell, Brittany, 1LT, (2006-Present) SC 25A First Lieutenant
Keeler, Robert, CPT, (1992-Present) SC 25A First Lieutenant
Ali-Drayton, Ameaa, CPT, (2007-Present) SC 25A Second Lieutenant
Aldous, Joseph, CW3, (1992-Present) SC 250N Warrant Officer 1
Stubbs, Marguerite, SGM, (1985-Present) SC 25Y First Sergeant
De Los Santos, Jose, SFC, (1984-2009) SC 25D Sergeant First Class
Jones, Anthony P, SFC, (1984-2008) SC 25W Sergeant First Class
Jones, Chondra, MSG, (1992-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant First Class
Markham, Almondo, MSG, (1990-2018) SC 25W Sergeant First Class
Stiles, Roy, MSG, (1990-2010) SC 25Z40 Sergeant First Class
Stokes, Kimberly, MSG, (1992-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant First Class
Streat, Schroeder, 1SG, (1992-Present) SC 25W Sergeant First Class
Terry, Daron, SFC, (1990-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant First Class
Crable, Stanley, SFC, (1993-2008) FI 44C10 Staff Sergeant
Fabor, Jeffrey, CW2, (1997-Present) SC 25L Staff Sergeant
Garcia, Jaime, SFC, (1997-Present) QM 92Y10 Staff Sergeant
King, John, SSG, (2002-Present) SC 25S Staff Sergeant
Meeks, Joel, CW3, (1997-Present) SC 25L Staff Sergeant
Merrill, Randy, SSG, (1997-2008) SC 25P Staff Sergeant
Nutter, Dion, SSG, (1996-2008) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
Pan, Connie, WO1, (2001-Present) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
Rawls, Herman, SFC, (1984-2013) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
Sherman, Dwayne, WO1, (2000-2008) QM 92A Staff Sergeant
Shropshire, James, SSG, (2003-Present) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
Bonner, John, WO1, (1999-2008) OD 35E Sergeant
Brown, Laveata, SGT, (2005-Present) AG 42A Sergeant
Garcia, Johanna, SSG, (1999-2008) SC 25B10 Sergeant
Jimenez, Maria, SGT, (2004-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant
Joell, Keith, SSG, (2002-2008) SC 25B10 Sergeant
Killgren Jr., Keith A., SGT, (2004-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant
Nickerson, Jermaine, SGT, (1996-Present) AG 42A Sergeant
Nickerson, Jermaine, SGT, (1996-Present) AG 42A Sergeant
Pan, Connie, WO1, (2001-Present) SC 25B10 Sergeant
Trent, Terry, SFC, (1996-Present) QM 92Y10 Sergeant
Baize, Paul, SGT, (2003-Present) OD 94E Specialist 4
Blackman, Joycelyn, SP 4, (2002-2008) AG 42A Specialist 4
Light~Steph~, Alqua, SSG, (2003-2008) AG 42L Specialist 4
Ramirez, Ray, SP 4, (2002-2009) CM 74D Specialist 4
NISSEN, DAVID, SGT, (2003-Present) CM 74D Specialist
Rocha, Evangelina, SSG, (1997-2008) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
White, Randy, S/SGT, (1986-2008) SC 25L Staff Sergeant
Dowland, Jared, SGM, (1997-Present) Sergeant First Class
Ahye, Philip, SSG, (2001-Present) Staff Sergeant
Carpenter, Steve, SFC, (1996-Present) Staff Sergeant
Collins, Brian, SGT, (2002-2008) Specialist 4
B Company

Lowry, James, SSG, (1998-2008) SC 25B10 Staff Sergeant
C Company

Lucas, Kerri, PFC, (2006-2008) SC 25U Private First Class

McGee, Michael, MSG, (1993-Present) AG 79S Sergeant First Class
Smith, Paul, 1SG, (1997-Present) AG 42A Sergeant

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