Three Chaplain Corps Workshops Held at the CAP National Conference 2017

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During the national conference of the Civil Air Patrol in September 2017, the chaplain corps sponsored and hosted three separate “learning labs” which helped the members of the corps and the members of CAP to learn about the work of CAP chaplains and character development instructors.  All three workshops were … Read More

Civil Air Patrol “Commander’s Call to Prayer” Includes Investiture and Keynote Address

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On Friday, 1 September 2017, at the Civil Air Patrol national conference in San Antonio, the national commander, Major General Joseph Vazquez hosted the “Commander’s Call to Prayer.” This is the complete service including the investiture and promotion ceremonies of the new Chief of Chaplain Corps, Chaplain (Colonel) Charlie Sattgast, … Read More

Rocky Mountain Region Chaplain Corps Hosts First Online TLC Course

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This article is written for an upcoming Autumn issue of the Receiver, the newsletter of the Civil Air Patrol’s Rocky Mountain Region chaplain corps newsletter.   by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Jeffrey Williams Region Chaplain, Rocky Mountain Region Assistant to the Chief of Chaplain Corps on Internet Technologies As announced in the August, … Read More

The Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps’ Ministry of Presence: The Series

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CHAPLAINS: A MINISTRY OF PRESENCE …  This series of social media posts first appeared in February 2016.  “I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling” (1 Cor. 2:3). “This ministry of presence means that we will serve people even when it might make us uncomfortable. We … Read More

Three CAP Chaplain Corps Members Garner Honors At the National Conference

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During the national awards ceremony held at the Civil Air Patrol’s national conference in San Antonio on 2 September 2017, three members of the chaplain corps received honors as the “best-of-the-year” for their specialty.  Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Adma Ross, Connecticut wing chaplain, received the “Senior Chaplain-of-the-Year” award.  Chaplain (Captain) Ivan … Read More

New Civil Air Patrol National Commander’s Talk During “Call to Prayer”

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During the “Commander’s Call to Prayer” at the Civil Air Patrol national conference in San Antonio on Friday, 1 September 2017, Major General (Select) Mark E. Smith, one day away from assuming command of the organization, spoke.  In his address, he discussed leadership from the perspective of Moses and Joshua.  … Read More

Chaplain Charlie Sattgast Receives Stole as the Civil Air Patrol Chief of Chaplain Corps

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On Friday morning, 2 September 2017, Chaplain (Colonel Select) Charlie Sattgast received the symbol of his appointment as the new Chief of Chaplain Corps of the Civil Air Patrol in a ceremony during the “Commander’s Call to Prayer” at the national conference in San Antonio.  Sattgast received the stole from … Read More

Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps’ Social Media Presence

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Since May 2014, the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps has had a strong and vibrant social media presence that allows it to be “everywhere CAP members are.”  The presence helps educate the general public to know about the volunteer service that the corps’ 900 chaplains and character development instructors are … Read More

Virginia Wing Holds a Cadet Essay Contest on Character

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(This article on the first character essay contest was first published in the Spring 2017 issue of The Transmitter) by Lt. Col. Timothy Miner Virginia Wing Chaplain At the combined wing and region conference on 4 April 2017, the Civil Air Patrol’s Virginia Wing awarded the first prize for its … Read More

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