Sal­va­tion Army changes lead­er­ship

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - NORTHWEST/TELEVISION -

The Sal­va­tion Army in North­west Arkansas wel­comes new area com­man­ders,

Cpts. Ash­ley and Josh

Robi­nett and their fam­ily.

The cou­ple will be re­spon­si­ble for over­see­ing the work done through­out North­west Arkansas at

The Sal­va­tion Army in­clud­ing the emer­gency shel­ters, Fam­ily Stores, ad­dic­tion re­cov­ery pro­gram, so­cial ser­vices, churches (Corps) and Christ­mas ef­forts.

Josh Robi­nett joined The Sal­va­tion Army at the age of 8. Be­fore an­swer­ing the call to full-time min­istry, he spent time in the oil field, a short time as a cor­rec­tional of­fi­cer and five years as a sales con­sul­tant for Qual­ity Doc­u­ment Solutions in Texas. He and his wife, Ash­ley, were mar­ried in 2005 and an­swered the call to serve as of­fi­cers in The Sal­va­tion Army shortly af­ter by en­ter­ing the train­ing col­lege in 2008. In 2010, the Robi­netts fin­ished their time at the train­ing col­lege with as­so­ciate of arts de­grees in prac­ti­cal min­istries.

Ash­ley Robi­nett is a fourth-gen­er­a­tion Sal­va­tion­ist; her par­ents are re­tired Sal­va­tion Army ma­jors.

Sal­va­tion Army of­fi­cers typ­i­cally trans­ferred to dif­fer­ent lo­ca­tions ev­ery three to four years. The Robi­netts come to North­west Arkansas from Hot Springs. The Robi­netts are re­plac­ing Majs. Mary and Dan Matthews, who have been re­as­signed to the area com­mand at The Sal­va­tion Army of Ok­la­homa City.

A. Robi­nett

J. Robi­nett

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