Congratulations to Chaplain Ken Alford on his promotion to lieutenant colonel!
When Chaplain Ken Alford deployed with the 364th Expeditionary Sustainment Command in July 2011, he was a major filling a lieutenant colonel position, eligible for a “position vacancy promotion.” The position vacancy board was scheduled for the end of September 2011, and a below-the-zone consideration board was scheduled to happen ...more
Lt. Col. Jack Stumme, a Regular Baptist chaplain, recently became the new command chaplain for the Army’s 82nd Airborne Division. During the traditional Change of Stole ceremony, the commanding general of the 82nd Airborne Division transferred the stole from the outgoing division chaplain to the incoming division chaplain, symbolic of the mantle of Elijah passing to Elisha. The 82nd Airborne ...more
Over the weekend of Nov. 11, communities, churches, and civic organizations across our nation will host ceremonies honoring those who have served in the United States military. On Monday the annual Veterans Day Ceremony will be held at Arlington National Cemetery, where grateful citizens will gather to show their appreciation for those who have served and are serving. Within our ...more