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.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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