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Religious affairs specialists from across the Kaiserslautern area play a game of volleyball during an anniversary celebration of the Chaplain Corps July 29 on Pulaski Barracks.

Chaplain Corps, families celebrate 240 years

by Staff Sgt. Warren W. Wright Jr. 21st Theater Sustainment Command Public Affairs

Upon assuming command of the Continental Army in Cambridge, Mass., Gen. George Washington was able to count a total of 15 chaplains already serving within the 23 regiments around Boston. Then, on July 29, 1775, the Continental Congress gave chaplains their first official recognition, marking the birthdate of the Chaplain Corps.

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