Southeast Region Commander Delivers Address at Commander’s Call to Prayer

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Commander’s Call to Prayer — National Conference 2018 by Col Barry Melton, CAP, South East Region Commander I am especially grateful for this opportunity. I must admit that when Chaplain Freeman called me, he used a bit of trickery, and I thanked him for sparing my ego by not telling me how many speakers turned … 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

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

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

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

Servant Leadership Address by Colonel John Knowles at Commander’s Call to Prayer

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Colonel John M. Knowles, CAP, commander of the Middle East Region, gave the address during the Commander’s Call to Prayer at the CAP National Conference in August 2016.  He spoke about servant leadership.  Here is his talk.   What greater place is there to talk about servant leadership then the … Read More

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