Autumn Jewish High Holidays From A Jewish Perspective

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 (This article on the Jewish holidays was first published in the Summer 2017 issue of The Transmitter) A series of articles continuing from “Spring Jewish Holidays” appearing in is the Spring 2017 issue of “The Transmitter” by Lt. Col. Karen Semple CDI, Montana Wing Lt Col Semple is an Air … Read More

Va. Wing Honors First CAP Air Chaplain As Name of Cadet Prize for Grit

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In April 2017, as part of its first annual writing contest for Civil Air Patrol cadets, the Virginia Wing chaplain corps honored CAP’s first “air chaplain,” Chaplain (Major General) Robert Preston Taylor, by naming an annual prize for him which honors a cadet that displays grit, perseverance, and spiritual resilience … Read More

“Shanah Tovah” To All Who Celebrate Rosh Hashanah

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“Shanah Tovah.” Rosh Hashanah (ראש השנה – which literally means “head of the year”) begins tonight (Wednesday, 20 September) at sunset. It is the Jewish New Year. It is the first of the High Holidays or Yamim Noraim (“Days of Awe”), celebrated ten days before Yom Kippur. Rosh Hashanah is … Read More

A Vibrant Future Is the Vision of the New Chief of Chaplain Corps

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On Wednesday, 30 August 2017, at the conclusion of the annual meeting of the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps’ Executive and Advisory Councils at the national conference, the incoming Chief of Chaplains, Chaplain (Colonel – Select) Charles “Charlie” Sattgast took the microphone to give his vision for the future of … Read More

Chaplain Corps Members Presented with Individual Performance Awards

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On Saturday, 2 September 2017, at the Civil Air Patrol national conference in San Antonio, seven members of the chaplain corps received individual performance awards for their significant contributions to the corps and CAP.  These members were part of a group of fifteen total chaplains and character development instructors to … Read More

Ethical Leadership Is New CAP National Commander’s Background

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On 2 September 2017, Major General Mark Smith, CAP, assumed command of the Civil Air Patrol in a ceremony at the national conference in San Antonio.  He recently completed a doctoral degree in education on ethical leadership from Olivet Nazarene University.   This foundation in ethics is a major component of … Read More

CAP Chaplains Support A Federal Need

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  On Tuesday, 5 September, responding to an urgent request from the leadership of the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) of the Federal Emergency Management Agency​ (FEMA), Civil Air Patrol​ chaplains will start around-the-clock support and a ministry-of-presence to the workers and volunteers staffing the nation’s heart of its disaster … Read More

Chaplain (Colonel-Select) Charlie Sattgast Named New Chief of Chaplains

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Maj. Gen.-Select Mark Smith, incoming CEO/national commander, has tapped Chaplain (Colonel-Select) Charlie Sattgast to serve as the new chief of chaplains of the Civil Air Patrol beginning 2 September.  The current chief, Chaplain (Col.) James “Jay” Hughes will pass the chief’s stole/scarf during a streamed investiture ceremony to be held … Read More

New Civil Air Patrol Clergy Stole / Scarf Available

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  During the months of January and February 2017, the first shipments of a new, optional Civil Air Patrol chaplain scarf / stole were sent to some chaplains who are making the choice to wear the vestment.  The first publicly available design will be reversible navy blue and silver gray … Read More

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