Citizen Soldiers vie to become Best Warrior of 2019

Citizen Soldiers vie to become Best Warrior of 2019

The 2019 Army National Guard Best Warrior competitors bow their heads as Chaplain (Maj.) David Jordan, chaplain with the Oklahoma Army National Guard, gives a benediction during the competition’s opening ceremony at Camp Gruber Training Center, Oklahoma, July 15, 2019. Army National Guard Best Warrior Competition is the culminating test for the top 14 noncommissioned officers and Soldiers from seven regions across the nation who compete in a week-long test of soldiering skills and abilities to take home the title of 2019 Army National Guard Soldier and NCO of the Year. (Oklahoma National Guard Photo by Spc. Jessica Todd)
Citizen Soldiers vie to become Best Warrior of 2019

10th Mountain Division’s senior religious leader receives Chaplain of the Year honor

10th Mountain Division’s senior religious leader receives Chaplain of the Year honor

Chaplain (Lt. Col.) James Foster, the 10th Mountain Division (LI) Chaplain, was in Irving, Texas, for a week of annual denominational training, June 24-28, which included leadership seminars, an ordination service and other worship opportunities. The week also included the Pentecostal Church of God Chaplain of the Year presentation, and to Foster’s surprise, he was named this year’s recipient.
10th Mountain Division’s senior religious leader receives Chaplain of the Year honor

Cleaning up the Schools | CLB-4 Marines assist an AmerAsian School in Okinawa

Cleaning up the Schools | CLB-4 Marines assist an AmerAsian School in Okinawa

U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Stephen Cirakey cleans a storage facility at AmerAsian School in Okinawa during a community relations event in Okinawa, Japan, July 15, 2019. Combat Logistics Battalion 4’s chaplain’s office set up this event to help the school with summer cleaning and other various chores. Cirkey, a native of Perth Amboy, New Jersey, is a motor vehicle operator with 3rd Platoon, Transportation Services Company, CLB-4, Combat Logistics Regiment 3. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jamin M. Powell)
Cleaning up the Schools | CLB-4 Marines assist an AmerAsian School in Okinawa