MEET THE CADETS OF THE FRIENDS OF CHRIST SESSION

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Jeremy Aird

Home Corps: Salt Lake City, Utah

Generation Salvationist: 6th

What brought you to TSA: I was born into the Army.

Ministry/Passions: Rehabilitation, those coming to know Jesus Christ as a Savior from sin

Hobbies & Interests: Chicago Cubs, movies, time with wife

 

Violet Aird

Home Corps: Salt Lake City, Utah

Generation Salvationist: 5th

What brought you to TSA: I was born into the Army.

Ministry/Passions: Rehabilitation, homeless community

Hobbies & Interests: Crafting, organizing, planning

 

Jared Arnold

Children: Raymond, Stephen “Jack”

Home Corps: Sun Cities, Ariz.

Generation Salvationist: 7th

What brought you to TSA: I grew up in the Army.

Ministry/Passions: Administration, stewardship, men’s fellowship

Hobbies & Interests: Technology, art

 

Christina Arnold

Children: Raymond, Stephen “Jack”

Home Corps: Sun Cities, Ariz.

Generation Salvationist: 1st

What brought you to TSA: I met the Army as a young girl through the food box program, and then troops program.

Ministry/Passions: Family programs, youth, seniors

Hobbies & Interests: Crafts, furniture restoration

 

Marianne Brands

Children: Kenny Keys, Morgan Keys, Noah Keys

Home Corps: Eastside/Bellingham, Wash.

Generation Salvationist: 1st

What brought you to TSA: I met the Army through a basketball program.

Ministry/Passions: Social service, especially with abused women and children; homeless

Hobbies & Interests: Spend time with my children

 

Javier Castro

Children: Isabel, Genesis, Robert

Home Corps: Santa Ana Temple, Calif.

Generation Salvationist: 1st

What brought you to TSA: My wife’s parents are officers.

Ministry/Passions: Areas where I can be stretched out of my comfort zone; establishing and building relationships in new communities through the gift of encouragement; preaching, singing and teaching

Hobbies & Interests: UFC, working out, reading, cleaning

 

Irene Castro

Children: Isabel, Genesis, Robert

Home Corps: Santa Ana Temple, Calif.

Generation Salvationist: 2nd

What brought you to TSA: I was raised in the Army.

Ministry/Passions: If I’m helping someone and they’re growing closer to God, it doesn’t matter what I do.

Hobbies & Interests: Spend time with my family and friends, watch movies, shop

 

Tim Danielson

Children: Timothy, Isaiah, Bradley, Alyssa, Brooke

Home Corps: Fresno Citadel, Calif.

Generation Salvationist: 6th

What brought you to TSA: I grew up in the Army.

Ministry/Passions: Building relationships with marginalized people

Hobbies & Interests: Sports, especially baseball

 

Diana Danielson

Children: Timothy, Isaiah, Bradley, Alyssa, Brooke

Home Corps: Fresno Citadel, Calif.

Generation Salvationist: 2nd

What brought you to TSA: I grew up in the Army.

Ministry/Passions: Building relationships with marginalized people

Hobbies & Interests: Photography, arts and crafts

 

Jenny Davidson

Children: Sean-Robert

Home Corps: Whittier, Calif.

Generation Salvationist: 3rd

What brought you to TSA: I grew up as an officer’s kid.

Ministry/Passions: Children, youth, young adults

Hobbies & Interests: Hip-hop music, creative arts, eating rice

*Cadet spouse: Lt. Robert Davidson

 

Megan DeLapp

Home Corps: McMinnville, Ore.

Generation Salvationist: 1st

What Brought You to TSA: I was invited to Sunbeams by a girl in my neighborhood.

Ministry/Passions: Seeing young people come to Christ, overseas missions

Hobbies & Interests: Photography, sightseeing, reading, writing

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