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Meet the Challenge:  Government Funds for Humanism

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Meet the Challenge: Government Funds for Humanism

Ray Bradley, a Major in the Army Reserves at Ft Bragg, NC, is a strong supporter of atheists and humanists in the military.  He has found an innovative (but still legal) way to transfer his government benefits to MAAF [Donate … Continue reading

Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

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Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

via Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy National military humanist leader Jason Torpy, national chaplain leader Dave Plummer, and national humanist leader Greg Epstein meet at Harvard Divinity school on October 3rd to discuss humanist chaplains and chaplain support of humanists. On Sunday, October … Continue reading

Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

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Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers has posted a Chaplain Services Center at spiritfit.militaryatheists.org as a response to an ill-conceived and badly-executed  “Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center” published by the Army’s Installation Management Command.  This reformed mirror site is posted after … Continue reading

DADT Ends – Celebrate Open Service for All

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DADT Ends – Celebrate Open Service for All

The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers applauds the recent repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell and the ongoing implementation of that repeal.  MAAF has always supported open service and called out the exclusively sectarian biases keeping gays out.  Presidential, … Continue reading

Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

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Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

At the end of July, foxhole atheist and WWII Pilot John Hormuth was interred in a humanist ceremony along with his wife at Arlington National Cemetery.  Unfortunately, an Arlington Lady provided verbal blessings and a written religious card officially on … Continue reading