Chaplains Answer the Call to Serve During Response to Hurricane Florence

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A first-person account of the spiritual support given to the members and community in the wake of Hurricane Florence’s flooding in North Carolina. by Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Marcus Taylor, CAP Middle East Region Deputy Chaplain    The presence of the CAP Chaplain Corps was both seen and felt during the … Read More

Chaplain Corps Provides Key Effort Leading to New CAP Five Pillars Wellness Model

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On 4 September 2018, national commander of the Civil Air Patrol, Major General Mark Smith, released the new Five Pillars of Wellness and Resilience model for all units for a national effort to support National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  According to Smith, “The five pillars are Mind, Body, Relationships, Spirit, and … Read More

North Central Region Chaplain Corps Staff College Builds the Future

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MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Civil Air Patrol’s North Central Region (NCR) Chaplain Corps Staff College of Professional Development for 2018 took place from 23 to 26 April at the Columban Fathers Retreat Center in Bellevue, Nebraska. The NCR Chaplain (Lt. Col.), Don Mikitta hosted the college which was … Read More

Fall 2017 Issue of “The Transmitter” is Now Available

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  The Fall 2017 issue of the official newsletter of the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps, The Transmitter, is now available for download.  Some of the important topics in this edition include the following: Message from the new Chief of Chaplain Corps, Chaplain (Colonel) Charlie Sattgast Information on the September … Read More

Chaplain Corps Wishes “Chag Sameach!” to All Who Celebrate Festival of Sukkot

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On the evening of Wednesday, 5 September 2017, the festival of Sukkot begins.  The Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps wants to wish everyone celebrating this joyous occasion, “Chag Sameach!” Be sure to read the recent blog post on the significance of all the Jewish “High Holidays” from the perspective of … 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

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

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

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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