By Chaplain Steve Kim, USAF, Sheppard AFB, TX
I hope you had a wonderful 4th of July!!!
The base commander had a fireworks show on base where we could see it from our driveway (on base) – it was great!!
My Wing (senior supervisory) Chaplain retired – it was tough to see him go — he was prior enlisted and served for 36 years!! My immediate supervisor is transferring to a new location – and it is also tough to see him go. He has been a great mentor and friend. It is always so tough to see good people leave and to let them go.
Big praise – I was ranked #2 of 8 chaplains with a recommendation to attend Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) training in the future. I’m very blessed and humbled by that. I hope to attend CPE in the future.
Here are some pictures from this quarter’s baptisms (April – June). It was wonderful to have the opportunity to baptize an Airman on Easter Sunday and the Sunday afterwards. Two Airmen are following their call to serve as a military chaplain (and one of the Airmen was my Chaplain Assistant):
My supervisor (Protestant Chaplain) and I had the privilege to baptize these great Airmen during covid-19 – what a blessing!!
My Chaplain Assistant / Religious Affairs Airman is standing right next to me – he was born in Ghana and he is now a US citizen – his dad is also a Pastor!! Pastor’s kids unite!- lol!!
I pray you & your family are doing well!
Thank you for your prayers and support.
Steve Kim, 1st Lt, USAF
Chaplain (Active Duty)
Sheppard AFB, TX