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Religious Support Directorate


The Religious Support (RS) Directorate advises the Senior Commander, Joint Task Force–National Capital Region/U.S. Army Military District of Washington (JTF-NCR/MDW) and staff on all matters pertaining to chaplains, chaplain activities and ministry, morals, and morals as affected by religion in current and contingency operations in a joint environment.

The RS Directorate provides spiritual and moral leadership as well as ceremonial support within the command. The RS Directorate provides technical oversight of religious activities for all subordinate commands and installations in the NCR. The RS Directorate implements the plans, policies, and programs of Headquarters, Department of the Army Chief of Chaplains, as they relate to JTF-NCR/MDW in accordance with Army Regulation 165-1

Religious Support Offices by Installation
Other Local Religious Support Offices

Command Chaplain
Chaplain COL Timothy E. Maracle

Deputy Command Chaplain
Chaplain LTC William H. Horton

Joint Plans and Ops Chaplain
Chaplain LCDR Travis Gardner

Pastoral Care Chaplain (MPS)
Chaplain LTC Vincent A. Cummings

Master Religious Affairs NCOIC
Master Sgt. Evens Israel

Operations Religious Affairs NCO
Staff Sgt. Gerard Morgan