THE RT. REV. CARL W. WRIGHT
VII Bishop to the Armed Forces and Federal Ministries.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Wright was elected Bishop Suffragan at the Fall 2016 House of Bishops Meeting in Detroit Michigan and will be consecrated Bishop at the Washington National Cathedral on February 11, 2017 by The Most Rev. Michael Curry, Presiding Bishop and Primate of The Episcopal Church. Wright has been active in the Episcopal Church both as a civilian priest and an Air Force Chaplain. Wright enlisted in the US Air Force in 1978. Following his initial enlistment Wright was commissioned as an Infantry Officer in the Maryland Army National Guard, and U.S. Army Reserve. In 1993 Wright was commissioned as a Chaplain, US Air Force until his retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2011.