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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

Dawkins Foundation care packages go to atheists in foxholes

Dawkins Foundation care packages go to atheists in foxholes

Over the past several months, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science has partnered with the Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers (MAAF) to send over 150 care packages to military personnel around the world. These packages have gone from Japan … Continue reading

Religious memorial bills join long line of Christian nation tactics

Religious memorial bills join long line of Christian nation tactics

Congress is playing fast and loose with the sacrifices and courage of our nation’s heroes, and they’re doing it for all the wrong reasons. HR 290 encourages the use of religious symbols in war memorials HR 2070 would place a … Continue reading

Network Update: Grass roots activism for the holidays

Network Update: Grass roots activism for the holidays

We’re coming out of the holidays and Christmas displays inspired local efforts to organize at several installations.  Travis AFB now has a thriving community led by Dan Rawlings. Chaplains are holding a grudge; denying access to support but MAAF is continuing … Continue reading