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98% Christian military chaplaincy reinforces barriers to diversity

98% Christian military chaplaincy reinforces barriers to diversity

The military chaplaincy has a diversity problem and it just got worse. The chaplaincy is currently 98% Christian, 90% Protestant, and 66% “evangelistic” Christian (the denominations that may engage in a more political expression of their religion). The same denominations … Continue reading

Network Update: Enlistment support and Rally/RBB preparations

Network Update: Enlistment support and Rally/RBB preparations

Only 30 days left, approximately. The Reason Rally is March 24th, in DC. The entire movement is coming. Rock Beyond Belief is March 31st at Ft Bragg. This follow-up event will have strong support throughout the region and from the … Continue reading

Humanist literature now available for new enlistees

Humanist literature now available for new enlistees

New enlistees are exposed to an imposing new culture as they enter the military. For decades, the Gideons have been treating them to a good Christian introduction. Good for the Gideons for taking care of their people. For the first … Continue reading

New veterans cross is perfectly legal

New veterans cross is perfectly legal

Don Vierstra didn’t like the objections MAAF has made to a large Christian cross posted at Camp Pendleton. Vierstra and some friends installed the 17-foot-tall white wooden cross on land he owns on the west side of Interstate 15 in … Continue reading

Atheists in Foxholes News 15 Feb 2012

MAAF has listed below 50 recent articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the military, society, and government, both in the US and internationally. ¬†January included tributes to Christopher Hitchens, reports of nontheist gatherings in Idaho … Continue reading