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
Chaplain Corps
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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1st Engineer Brigade

Abed, Maher, COL, (1986-2017) EN 12B Colonel
Abed, Maher, COL, (1986-2017) EN 12B Colonel
Kucera, Dean, LTC, (1988-Present) EN 21B Lieutenant Colonel
Sloss, Scott, CPT, (1998-2018) EN 12A Captain
Little, Daniel, 1SG, (1993-Present) EN 12Z5 First Sergeant
Collier, Donald, SGM, (2002-Present) EN 12N10 Sergeant First Class
Skaggs, Terry, SFC, (1998-Present) EN 21B10 Sergeant First Class
Wempe, Robert, SFC, (1998-Present) EN 21B10 Sergeant First Class
Yount, Kenneth, SFC, (1985-2012) EN 12Z50 Sergeant First Class
Aalsburg, Michael, SFC, (1991-Present) EN 21B10 Staff Sergeant
Collier, Donald, SGM, (2002-Present) EN 21N Staff Sergeant
Krogman, Chris, SSG, (2001-Present) EN 21B10 Staff Sergeant
Gardner, Michael, SGT, (2004-Present) EN 12B10 Sergeant
Humphries, Nick, SPC, (2008-2015) EN 12W Specialist
McDaniel, Rick, SSG, (1992-2015) EN 12B30 Staff Sergeant
Scullion, James, 1SG, (1989-Present) First Sergeant
Ascott, Mike, SFC, (1996-2008) Sergeant First Class
Jones, Jason, SFC, (1991-2017) EN Sergeant First Class
Vann, Joseph, SFC, (1993-Present) Sergeant First Class
Verdejo, James, SFC, (1981-2015) EN Sergeant First Class
Gibson, Christopher, SSG, (2003-Present) Staff Sergeant
Robertson, William, SGT, (1987-2009) Sergeant
Leverich, Walter, SSG, (2003-Present) Staff Sergeant
67th Engineer Detachment

Stafford, Jonathan, 1LT, (2006-2008) EN 21B First Lieutenant
White, Marvett, SGT, (2005-Present) Specialist
94th Engineer Detachment

Hill, Matthew, SPC, (2005-2009) EN 21B10 Specialist
White, Marvett, SGT, (2005-Present) Specialist

Roell, William, CW5, (1981-Present) OD 915E Chief Warrant Officer 5
Garcia, Thomas, 1SG, (1990-2014) EN 21B10 Sergeant First Class
Ehrhart, Bryan, SSG, (2003-Present) EN 12N10 Staff Sergeant
Wilkins, Dennis, SSG, (1999-2009) EN 12B10 Staff Sergeant
Marquart, Michael, SPC, (2007-2011) SC 25U Private First Class
Marsh, Doug, CPT, (1992-Present) Captain

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