Petersburg welcomes new Salvation Army corps officer
July 14, 2022
The Salvation Army has appointed a new corps officer to Petersburg following the retirement of Maj. Loni Upshaw.
Capt. Khamsavart "KV" Saengthasy arrived in Petersburg on June 29 and is currently settling into his new role, learning about food distribution and assistance programs, overseeing the thrift store, and preparing for church services and Bible study.
He started with the Salvation Army in Stockton, California in 2014 and was last stationed in Honolulu where he worked as a social service chaplain with recovery programs including adult treatment services and the adult rehabilitation c...