ANG Chaplain Corps director visits the 111th
By Master Sgt. Christopher Botzum, 111th FW Public Affairs
/ Published February 09, 2012
1/24/2012 - WILLOW GROVE AIR RESERVE STATION, PA -- Chaplain Col. Leslie R. Hyder, Director of the Air National Guard Chaplain Corps conducted a site visit on Jan. 20 with the 111th Fighter Wing. He held meetings with Wing Commander, Col. Tony Carrelli, Wing Command Chief, Chief Master Sgt. Richard Mertz and the available Chaplain staff.
As a member of the Special staff of the Air National Guard Directorate, Col. Hyder advises on all matter pertaining to the religious and moral welfare of Air National Guard members. He is responsible for recruiting, training and maintaining a chaplain program to meet the religious needs for all members of the Air National Guard, their family and other authorized persons. He manages an Air National Guard Chaplain Corps of approximately 600 Chaplains and assistants in the fifty states and four territories.