True Grit: What Saints and Cowboys Have in Common

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A series of monthly reflections on the virtues presented in the new Values for Living 2.0 Character Development program for cadets of the Civil Air Patrol.  March’s focus virtue is grit. by Chaplain (Captain) Lindsey Moser, CAP Virginia Wing, Civil Air Patrol   “Grit” is a flexible term. During the … Read More

Excellence: Finding It In The Little Things

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A series of monthly reflections on the virtues presented in the new Values for Living 2.0 Character Development program for cadets of the Civil Air Patrol.  February’s focus virtue is the core value of excellence. by Chaplain (Captain) Lindsey Moser, CAP Virginia Wing, Civil Air Patrol I have a dishwasher … Read More

Integrity: The Whole Self

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This post begins a new series of monthly reflections on the virtues presented in the new Values for Living 2.0 Character Development program for cadets of the Civil Air Patrol.  January’s focus virtue is the core value of integrity. By Chaplain (Captain) Lindsey Moser Virginia Wing, Civil Air Patrol In … Read More

Book Suggestions for Character Development

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When the Chief of Chaplains of the Civil Air Patrol, Chaplain (Colonel) Charlie Sattgast, CAP, announced the changes to the Civil Air Patrol’s character development program, he also announced a partnership with the United States Air Force Academy’s Center for Character and Leadership Development (CCLD).  During an interview with the … Read More

Virginia Wing Fetes Winners of Second Annual Character Essay Contest

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This content on the Cadet Character Essay Contest first appeared on the Virginia Wing’s social media sites   The commander of the Virginia Wing, Colonel Dean Gould, recently announced the winners of the second annual Cadet Character Essay Contest. His announcement to the wing said:   “Virginia Wing Members:   … 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

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

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

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