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
Officers' Christian FellowshipMilitary Chaplains AssociationIraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)European Commandery
U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Regimental Association
  2003, Officers' Christian Fellowship
  2003, Military Chaplains Association - Assoc. Page
  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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   1988-1988, 71M, HHB, 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery

Private First Class
From Month/Year
July / 1988
To Month/Year
December / 1988
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Private First Class
71M-Chaplain Assistant
Base, Fort or City
Fort Riley
 HHB, 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery Details

HHB, 4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery
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4th Battalion, 5th Field Artillery
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Last Updated: Jul 19, 2022
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Dennis, William, SFC, (1984-Present) CH 71M Specialist 4
Rosado, Al, LTC, (1986-2017) FA 13A Lieutenant Colonel
Laney, Don, CPT, (1984-1993) FA 13A Captain
Smith, Stephen, MAJ, (1982-1997) FA 13A First Lieutenant
Zurschmit, Scott, LTC, (1981-2008) FA 13A First Lieutenant
Brown, Albert, MSG, (1988-2013) FA 13Z50 Master Sergeant
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
Battle, Billy, SGT, (1981-1988) FA 13B10 Sergeant
Conner, Tim, SSG, (1985-1999) FA 13F20 Sergeant
Davis, Gregory, SSG, (1986-2006) FA 13F30 Sergeant
Hutchinson, Christopher, MSG, (1984-2021) FA 13B20 Sergeant
Mcfalls, John, SGT, (1984-1988) SC 31S Sergeant
Thomas, Michael, SGT, (1983-1991) FA 13F20 Sergeant
Williams, Ernest, SSG, (1976-1996) CM 54B20 Sergeant
Wolfe, Brian, SGT, (1987-1991) FA 13B10 Sergeant
Alexander, Michael, CPL, (1987-1989) MD 91B10 Corporal
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
Fisher, Robert, SPC, (1985-1989) QM 76C10 Specialist
Gonsalves, Sean, SPC, (1986-1990) SC 31V20 Specialist
Martinez, Rudolfo, SPC, (1987-1990) FA 13F10 Specialist
Misner, William, SPC, (1984-1988) FA 13E10 Specialist
Nally, Jeff, SPC, (1986-1990) OD 63S10 Specialist
Preston, David, SGT, (1985-2003) OD 45D20 Specialist
Wilson, Robert R, SPC, (1985-1988) OD 63D10 Specialist
Carrillo, Benito, SPC, (1988-1996) FA 13E10 Private First Class
Smith, Charles, SFC, (1987-Present) FA 13B10 Private First Class
Moore, Mark, SPC, (1985-1991) FA Specialist
Blakely, Elroy, PV1, (1988-1989) AD Private (E-1)

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