Densford, Daryl, MAJ

Chaplain (Officer)
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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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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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Army Garrison Fort Leonard Wood, MO

Niewold, Jacob, 2LT, (2008-2009) EN 21A Second Lieutenant
Pearce, Jamie, SFC, (2002-Present) EN 21B Staff Sergeant
Thomas, Jeffrey, SSG, (1996-2008) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Chadborn, Sarah, SGT, (2001-2008) MP 31B Sergeant
Padin, Ricardo, SGT, (2019-Present) TC 88M10 Sergeant
Santiago, Eduardo, PFC, (2009-2009) EN 21E Private First Class
Williams, Seneca, SSG, (1996-Present) IM Staff Sergeant
252nd Law and Order Detachment

Fulmer, Brian, 1SG, (1989-2008) MP 31B First Sergeant
Banks, Keith, Sgt, (1999-Present) MP 31B-Q9 Sergeant
Clymer, Stephen, SGT, (2004-2008) MP 31B Sergeant
Griffith, Josh, SGT, (2003-Present) MP 31B Sergeant
Kuhbander, Justin, Sgt, (2004-2009) MP 31B Sergeant
Rothmel, Marc, SGT, (2001-2008) MP 31B Sergeant
Desch, Michael, SGT, (2006-Present) MP 31B Specialist 4
Escobar, Walter, SSG, (2004-2008) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Gomez, Geoffrey, Sgt, (1996-2008) Sergeant
Russell, Anthony, SPC, (2005-Present) Specialist 4
252nd Military Police Detachment

Petersen, Robert, 1SG, (1993-Present) MP 31B First Sergeant
Ross, Jonathon, SSG, (2003-2008) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Clive, Jonathon, SGT, (2006-Present) MP 31B-Q9 Sergeant
Young, Ron, SGT, (1984-Present) MP 31B-V5 Sergeant
Zahniser, Thomas, SGT, (2008-Present) MP 31B-Q9 Sergeant
Trapp, Richard, SGT, (2005-Present) MP 31B-Z6 Specialist 4
Patterson, Stephanie, SGT, (2006-Present) MP 31B-V5 Specialist
Rigall, Steven, SP 4, (2004-Present) MP 31B Specialist
Damron, Steve, SSG, (1992-2008) Staff Sergeant
Harmon, Nathen, SSG, (2000-Present) Staff Sergeant
McCoy, Kimberly, SSG, (2004-2009) Staff Sergeant
Ross, Melanie, SGT, (2002-2008) Sergeant
463rd Military Police Company

Niblock, Jonathan, 1LT, (2001-2008) MP 31A Second Lieutenant
Ernst, Frank, SFC, (1996-2008) MP 31B Sergeant First Class
Van Buren, Michael, SFC, (1993-Present) MP 31B Sergeant First Class
Lucero, Rocio, SSG, (2002-Present) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Scott, Joseph, SSG, (1999-2008) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Bailey, Jennifer, SGT, (2001-Present) QM 92A Sergeant
Dean, Andrew, SGT, (2006-Present) MP 31B Sergeant
Frye, Chris, SGT, (2005-Present) MP 31B Sergeant
Steadman, Randolph, SGT, (2006-2009) MP 31B Sergeant
Avalos, Eder, CPL, (2002-Present) OD 63B Corporal
Giddens, Christopher, SGT, (2003-Present) QM 92A Corporal
Montgomery, Jonathan, CPL, (2006-2008) MP 31B Corporal
Woodlee, Michael, SPC, (2013-2016) MP 31B Specialist
Holland, Audrey, PFC, (2007-Present) MP 31B Private First Class
Minor, Eric, CPT, (2001-2008) Captain
Hillman, Mark, MSG, (1993-Present) First Sergeant
ONeal, Preston, SSG, (1999-Present) Staff Sergeant
Meyer, Denise, SP 4, (2004-2008) Specialist 4
Law Enforcement Command (LEC)

Royce, Lance, CPT, (1999-Present) MP Captain
Training Support Battalion

Brewer, Kip, SFC, (1991-Present) IN 11B10 Sergeant First Class
Miles, John, SFC, (1993-2009) QM 92Y Sergeant First Class
Solomon, Jason, SFC, (1997-2009) EN 12B10 Sergeant First Class
Shore, Jerry, SSG, (1991-2008) MD 68W Staff Sergeant
Sowards, Kenneth, SSG, (2000-Present) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Thornton, Richard, SSG, (1996-Present) MP 31B Staff Sergeant
Vinson, Rodrick, SGT, (2005-Present) QM 92Y Sergeant

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