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

Wingspan: Civil Air Patrol’s Pillar of Mind

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 Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Stu Boyd of the Utah Wing offers his perspectives on the new Pillar of Mind, one of the new Five Pillars of Wellness and Resilience initiative announced by CAP in September 2018. This month in our Character Development Instruction we have focused on “Wellness and Resilience.” … 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

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

Early History of Chaplains in the Civil Air Patrol

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A recent “find” by the national historian of the Civil Air Patrol shows that as early as 1944, many squadrons selected a clergyman to serve as a staff officer and chaplain for the unit.  The national headquarters was aware of this and shared the “administrative procedure” with prospective candidates.  The … 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

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

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

The Civil Air Patrol Chaplain Corps’ Ministry of Presence: The Series

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CHAPLAINS: A MINISTRY OF PRESENCE …  This series of social media posts first appeared in February 2016.  “I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling” (1 Cor. 2:3). “This ministry of presence means that we will serve people even when it might make us uncomfortable. We … Read More

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