APFC and 2017 CAMTS Best Practices

The Association of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC) is pleased to announce that its Best Practices document has been included in the 2017 CAMTS Best Practices. “This is historic for APFC and we’re honored that our material has been included,” said Mitchell Holley, APFC Board Vice-Chair. “We encourage flight/ transport managers… Read More

September 19, 2017 • Blog

Dr. David Thomson, Medical Director, and Lisa Hermann, Flight Chaplain, EastCare Transport, Greenville, NC, honored by APFC.

Dr. David Thomson, medical director, and Lisa Hermann, first-ever flight chaplain at EastCare Transport, were honored by the Association of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC) at its annual reception at AMTC in December. Together Dr. Thomson and Lisa pioneered the role of Flight Chaplain at EastCare. Dr. Thomson was recognized for… Read More

June 13, 2017 • Blog

New Flight Chaplain – Buddy Liggenstoffer, Cox Air Care, Springfield, MO.

Congratulations to Buddy Liggenstoffer on his recent appointment as the newest Flight Chaplain serving Cox Air Care in Springfield, MO. “We’re thrilled for Buddy and for Cox Air Care,” said Amelie Buchanan, Board Chair, Assn. of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC). Buddy is excited about serving the crews and patients. “I… Read More

June 13, 2016 • Blog

New Flight Chaplain – Derek Henson, Mercy Life Line/ Mercy EMS, Springfield, MO

Congratulations to Derek Henson on becoming the first-ever Flight Chaplain at Mercy Life Line/ Mercy EMS in Springfield, MO. “We’re thrilled for Derek, and welcome him into the community of professional flight chaplains. We want to thank especially, DJ Satterfield, Administrative Director, and Darren Tourville, Pastoral Services Manager, for creating… Read More

March 29, 2015 • Blog

New Flight Chaplain – Larry Cooper, Cox Air Care, Springfield, MO.

Congratulations to Larry Cooper on his appointment as the first professional flight chaplain serving the crews of Cox Air Care in Springfield, MO. “We’re very happy for Larry and his crews, and welcome him into the community of professional flight chaplains. We also celebrate the advocacy and support of Susan… Read More

August 12, 2014 • Blog

AAMS Welcomes the APFC to the Air Med Community

The AAMS Board is pleased to formally announce its support for the mission and work of the Association of Professional Flight Chaplains (APFC). At its Wednesday meeting at AMTC in Virginia Beach, the Board voted unanimously to endorse APFC’s mission, and to welcome the flight chaplain association into the community… Read More

February 26, 2014 • Blog, General

Major Presentation APC Conference

In June, APFC co-founder, Amelie Buchanan, and APFC flight chaplain member, Mitchell Holley, presented at the annual conference of the Association of Professional Chaplains (APC). The presentation was well received among APC members who had not known of APFC’s work, and flight chaplaincy opportunities in air medical transport. It was… Read More

December 2, 2013 • Blog, General