The first major evolution came
with introduction of the position of
moral leadership officer to support
teaching of the core
values. These nonordained CAP
members came to be called character
considered one of the six positions
critical to supporting the cadet
80 Civil Air Patrol Volunteer
Beginning in the spring of 2014,
the corps began a ministry of faith and
spiritual resilience, using new technologies to reach cadets and senior
members all over the world. The internet offers opportunities to interact and
support members without the need for
travel. Character development lessons
can now be shared with individuals
or between squadrons. And the new
CAPChaplains.com website is a
repository of material on character
development, leadership and spiritual resiliency.
This new way of doing business still
has at its foundation the lessons of
heroic service for hope that Taylor
inspired long ago.
Hughes has called on the men
and women of the corps to be the
of in all mission
areas of Civil Air Patrol. Chaplains
and CDIs serve in all missions and
specialty tracks while ministering. The
chaplaincy provides the opportunities
for worship during CAP events. The
ministry promotes spiritual resiliency
during times of stress and service.
The corps is the of the core
and their strongest advocates.
As service inspired hope and
encouragement, the modern-day corps
provides these same pillars.
Born from the strength of hardship
in war, the CAP Chaplain Corps provides effective ministry as it looks for
new ways to serve in a changing world.
From the inspired heroics of Taylor to
the modern leadership of Hughes, for
65 years the Chaplain Corps has been
there for members.