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Author: Chaplain Chanoch Lebovic
Civil Air Patrol, the official auxiliary of the U.S. Air Force, is a nonprofit organization with 58,000 members nationwide. CAP performs 90 percent of continental U.S. inland search and rescue missions as tasked by the Air Force Rescue Coordination Center and was credited by the U.S. Air Force with saving 155 lives in fiscal year 2018. Its volunteers also perform homeland security, disaster relief and counterdrug missions at the request of federal, state and local agencies. The members play a leading role in aerospace education and serve as mentors to more than 25,000 young people currently participating in CAP cadet programs. CAP has been performing missions for America for 67 years. For more information, visit www.gocivilairpatrol.com.
What were 134 teens and 26 chaplains doing together on an army base way out in western Kentucky? Glad you asked! We were there to attend the Chaplain Corp Regional Staff College sponsored by the Great Lakes Region of Civil Air Patrol. Starting on June 24, 2019 we spent a week together learning and having fun in a relaxed and picturesque environment with the kind of warm and gracious hospitality found only in Kentucky. To be sure, we were there for a very serious purpose: to focus on service. Courses and speakers throughout the event focused on 4 areas of…