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Network update: Still growing, but with little official recognition

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Network update: Still growing, but with little official recognition

Despite limited support from the military leaders, local groups continue to come together within the MAAF structure and with the diligent work of local leaders.  There are new groups established since November at Ft Riley, RAF Lakenheath, and the San Diego Area. … Continue reading

FORSCOM Refers Extremely High Risk to Chaplains

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FORSCOM Refers Extremely High Risk to Chaplains

The US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) has rolled out a new mandatory risk assessment that identifies chaplains as the primary referral for the most extreme risk cases. The assessment is a counseling form between a soldier and his or her … Continue reading

Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative

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Accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative

To offer an insight into MAAF operations, the following article will put in perspective the collaborative efforts of MAAF.  As listed on the site, MAAF is primarily about supporting and growing the community of atheists and humanists in the military. … Continue reading

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Atheists in Foxholes News 9 Dec 2011

MAAF has selected 43 recent articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the military, society, and government, both in the US and internationally.  It was a big month as MAAF got a first interview directly with … Continue reading

Army Chapel Welcomes All and Privileges None

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Army Chapel Welcomes All and Privileges None

Tim Mak at Politico reports a large cross adorning an Army chapel has been removed. Army Regulation 165-1, which governs Army chaplain operations, states “the chapel environment will be religiously neutral when the facility is not being used for scheduled worship” and … Continue reading