Densford, Daryl, MAJ

Chaplain (Officer)
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Current Service Status
USA Active
Current/Last Rank
Current/Last Service Branch
Current/Last Primary MOS
56A-Command and Unit Chaplain
Current/Last MOS Group
Chaplain (Officer)
Primary Unit
2019-Present, 56A, Army Garrison, Alaska
Previously Held MOS
71M-Chaplain Assistant
Service Years
2004 - Present
Official/Unofficial US Army Certificates
Operation Iraqi Freedom
Operation Enduring Freedom
Cold War Certificate



Four Overseas Service Bars

 Official Badges 

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

 Unofficial Badges 

Cold War Medal

 Military Association Memberships
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 [Verified]
  2008, Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, Military Order of Foreign Wars (MOFW), European Commandery [Verified]
  2010, U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Regimental Association

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What are you doing now:
I'm the Chaplain Resource Manager at Fort Leonard Wood.
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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 and is currently the MP Regimental Chaplain and Ethics Instructor at the U.S. Army Military Police School at Fort Leonard Wood. 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). In May 2014 he will graduate with a Master of Divinity (M.Div.) from Northeastern Seminary.

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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   1988-1988, 71M, 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment

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December / 1988
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 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment Details

4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment
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Last Updated: Jul 5, 2019
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26 Members Also There at Same Time
4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Regiment

Dennis, William, SFC, (1984-Present) CH 71M Specialist 4
Laney, Don, CPT, (1984-1993) FA 13A Captain
Zurschmit, Scott, LTC, (1981-2008) FA 13A First Lieutenant
Brown, Albert, MSG, (1988-2013) FA 13Z Master Sergeant
Battle, Billy, SGT, (1981-1988) FA 13B10 Sergeant
Garces, Manny, CW3, (1987-2007) FA 13F10 Specialist 4
McDermott, David, SFC, (1982-2006) FA 13B10 Specialist 4
Chavez, Ralph, SPC, (1986-1996) QM 77F Specialist
Dyson, Allen, SPC, (1987-1991) FA 13B10 Specialist
Lewis, Justin, CPL, (1988-1994) FA 13B10 Specialist
Misner, William, SPC, (1984-1988) FA 13E Specialist
Nally, Jeff, SPC, (1986-1990) OD 63S Specialist
Preston, Dave, SGT, (1985-2003) OD 45D Specialist
Wilson, Robert, SPC, (1985-1988) OD 63D10 Specialist
Carrillo, Benito, SPC, (1988-1996) FA 13E Private First Class
Smith, Charles, SFC, (1987-Present) FA 13B10 Private First Class
Moore, Mark, SPC, (1985-1991) FA Specialist
A Battery

Lewis, Justin, CPL, (1988-1994) FA 13A10 Specialist
Allison, Michael, PV2, (1987-1989) FA 13B10 Private (E-2)
C Battery

Buchanan, David, SPC, (1988-1992) QM 92Y Specialist
Taylor, Edward, SPC, (1987-1992) FA 13B10 Specialist
Wilson, Robert, SPC, (1985-1988) OD 63D10 Specialist

Page, James, SFC, (1971-1992) FA 13F10 Sergeant First Class
Riggs, Richard, SFC, (1970-1995) FA 13F40 Sergeant First Class
Riggs, Richard, SFC, (1970-1995) FA 13F40 Sergeant First Class
Mcfalls, John, SGT, (1984-1988) SC 31S Sergeant
Blakely, Elroy, PV1, (1988-1989) AD Private
Service Battery

Thompson, William, SSG, (1986-2004) TC 88M30 Staff Sergeant

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