religious support team


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religious support team

A team that is composed of at least one chaplain and one enlisted support person. Religious support teams assigned at Joint Staff and combatant command level may be from different Services; those assigned at joint task force and below are normally from the same Service. The team works together in designing, implementing, and executing the command religious program. Also called RST. See also combatant command chaplain; command chaplain; lay leader; religious support; religious support plan.
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As non-clergy members of the Air Force Chaplain Corps, chaplain assistants partner with Air Force chaplains to provide spiritual care as religious support teams at home base and deployed locations.
Curry and his team showed the Afghans a coffee shop that was built and is run by the religious support teams with donations, many of which come from US schools and churches.

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