Accession Number:

ADA234982

Title:

The Chaplain Mission in a Department of the Army Crisis Response Team

Descriptive Note:

Study project

Corporate Author:

ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-02-05

Pagination or Media Count:

57.0

Abstract:

This paper examines the responsibilities of a chaplain participating in a Crisis Response Team, focusing on the chaplains roles as staff officer and pastoral care provider. It describes the scenario, team mission, and team composition in response to the Gander Air Tragedy. The paper includes perceptions of Canadian officials, clergy, and citizens about the chaplains mission. It provides conclusions and recommendations potentially valuable to the Army in defining the chaplain mission in support of future responses.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE