Chaplain (CPT) LaTisa A. Steele
Chaplain Captain LaTisa A. Steele is a Chaplain assigned to the Chaplain Corps at the 165 th Airlift Wing, Savannah International Airport, Georgia. She is tasked with the spiritual care of the members of the 165 Airlift Wing (AW). Her primary duties include pastoral counseling, spiritual resiliency, and leadership advisement, being part of the Religious Support Team (RST) consisting of the Chaplain and Chaplain Assistant. She is also responsible for the music ministry for Protestant and Catholic Worship Service. Upon graduation from high school, Chaplain Steele attended Georgia Southern University in 1988, enlisting in the Air Force in January 1990. She completed basic military training and technical school June – August 1990. Prior to commissioning, Chaplain Steele served as Chaplain Assistant at the 165 th Airlift Wing, assisting Chaplains as a part of the Religious Support Team (RST) to the 165 th Airlift Wing and the members of supporting local units. As Chaplain Assistant, Ch Steele was selected in 2018 to deploy as part of RST to Niger in support of short-term needs of active Air Force. Though Chaplain Steele separated from service in January 1998 due to family responsibilities, she re-enlisted after an extended break with a renewed sense of service in February 2014. After receiving her call to ministry, Chaplain Steele earned the Master of Divinity degree in August 2016. In October 2021, Chaplain Steele enrolled in the Institute for Clinical Pastoral Training where she is pursuing board certification. Ch Steele is endorsed with the National Baptist Convention, USA and currently serves as associate minister at Richmond Baptist Church in Port Wentworth, Georgia.