Chaplain Brings Years of Service to First Episcopal Position with the Georgia Army National Guard


The Rev. Paul McCabe, from Marietta, Ga, just became the first Episcopal Chaplain for the state’s Army National Guard, who swore him in at the Clay National Guard Center chapel in late February. McCabe brings with him a faith in God fostered through many years of service.

After two years serving in the U.S. Navy, McCabe joined the Fulton County Police Department for over a decade, but it was a friend who took his own life after leaving the military and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder that inspired McCabe to join the National Guard.

“His death definitely got me thinking about entering the service,” said McCabe in a Defense Visual Information Distribution Service post. “The current challenge of our Soldiers dealing with the effects of deployment is a priority.”

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