Carson City Civil Air Patrol seeking volunteer chaplain

A clergy or religious professional is sought to serve as chaplain of the Carson City Civil Air Patrol Squadron, a volunteer position that provides spiritual guidance to cadets and support to senior members in Search and Rescue and Aerospace Education programs.

Volunteers must meet all requirements for Civil Air Patrol senior membership (see CAPR 39-2, Civil Air Patrol Membership); must be a fully ordained or qualified clergy/religious professional of their faith group; must be actively engaged in or retired from a denominationally approved vocation; must obtain an ecclesiastical endorsement from a faith group listed by the Armed Forces Chaplains Board; must have bachelor’s degree from institution listed in ACE Higher Education Directory; must possess a post-baccalaureate graduate degree of at least 72 semester hours (108 quarter hours) in the field of theological or related studies from a qualifying educational institution.

Clergy without accredited graduate degree may ask for a waiver providing they have a minimum of five years of full-time pastoral experience.

For more information and an application, contact J. Tyler Ballance at 775-737-4175 or


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