Stuff headed for desert

Today, with the help of one of our first shirts, I mailed out over 1300 dollars in school supplies to a commander from our base who is forward deployed for a project entitled "Operation Outreach". Thanks to the generous donations of many of the attendees of our Sunday morning Chapel 1 protestant services and to vendors who service our local commisary, we sent 30 boxes of school supplies, hygene kits, sandles, and toys to school children in Iraq. The brings pretty much to a close a project that has been in works for about six weeks.

Now I turn my efforts to focusing on my upcoming temporary duty for training down in Montgomery. Six more weeks of training, this time focusing on being a chaplain who is prepared for deployment into an area of operations.

So this touches on a couple of other areas that chaplains work in -- special ongoing projects and training -- lots and lots of training. Just like everyone else, we stay trained so we stay ready to go and do the job.