Civil Air Patrol Sabbath and Sunday Is Coming the First Weekend in December

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Since 1972, the Civil Air Patrol Board of Governors has authorized the wearing the USAF blue-uniform or the CAP corporate equivalent to worship services during the first weekend of the month of December which corresponds with the 1 December anniversary of the creation of CAP.  The weekend is called “CAP … Read More

CAP Chaplain David Bobbey Feted by Military Chaplains Association

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Civil Air Patrol Chaplain (Lt. Col.) David Bobbey received the 2017 Military Chaplains Association Distinguished Service Award at a ceremony on 24 October 2017.  Bobbey lives in North Carolina where he currently serves as the Deputy Middle East Region Chaplain. The Chief of Chaplain Corps for the Civil Air Patrol, … Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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