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

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 CAP Chaplain Corps Members Garner Honors At the National Conference

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During the national awards ceremony held at the Civil Air Patrol’s national conference in San Antonio on 2 September 2017, three members of the chaplain corps received honors as the “best-of-the-year” for their specialty.  Chaplain (Lt. Col.) Adma Ross, Connecticut wing chaplain, received the “Senior Chaplain-of-the-Year” award.  Chaplain (Captain) Ivan … 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

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

Chaplain Corps Supports the DoD “Be There” Campaign for National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

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Civil Air Patrol’s Chaplain Corps is supporting the “Be There” Campaign of the Defense Suicide Prevention Office during September, designated as National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in the U.S. Chaplains and character development instructors are using a wide variety of outreach efforts to educate the organization’s membership about the issue. … Read More

First CAP “Blessing of the Fleet” Ceremony from Middle East Region

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  As the sun rose over Allen C. Perkinson Airport/Blackstone Army Airfield in Blackstone, VA, on Sunday, 24 April 2016, members of the Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps from the Middle East Region joined with local clergy to perform the first “Blessing of the Fleet” ceremony for over twenty aircraft … Read More

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