THE CHAPLAIN'S CORP
We have many Chaplains in many parts
of the service. Rev. Robert V. Fike, Ph.D., was appointed as the
first Universal Life Church Chaplain to the Civil Air Patrol,
an Auxiliary of the United States Air Force. His appointment was
made effective on August 1, 1979, with the rank of Captain. Chaplain
Fike's appointment represents another step forward for the Universal
Life Church in gaining recognition among the more established
We believe Chaplain Fike's appointment
will encourage others of our ministry to seek appointments also.
Civilian clergy accepted into membership as CAP Chaplains provide
the unique professional leader-ship and guidance in the religious
life, morale, and morals of all CAP membership. They are key members
of CAP. They implement and execute the chaplain program to people
of all faiths.
Applicants must be actively engaged
full time in their religious vocation at the time of appointment
and have the professional experience required by their denomination.
Only duly ordained clergy with U.S. citizenship may be authorized
to serve as CAP Chaplains. An ecclesiastical endorsement must
be issued by International Headquarters which we are happy to
If you are interested in the Chaplain's
Corp we suggest that you write to the National Chaplain, HQ, CAP/HC,
Maxwell A.F.B., Alabama 36112 and request a copy of CAPP 265 -
1, "The Chaplaincy". This booklet gives the story of
the CAP and the relation-ship of the Chaplain to it, and also
where, when, and how to apply for appointment.