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International humanist congress advocates for humanist chaplains

Delegates to the International Humanist & Ethical Union World Congress recently adopted a resolution in support of humanist chaplains for military service.  The World Congress was held in mid-August in Oslo, Norway and featured local and state Humanist organizations from … Continue reading

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Veterans and Active Duty Sought for Survey

The Center for Atheist Research is an unbiased and professional organization of researchers studying the needs and culture of atheists.  Through discussions with MAAF and other foxhole atheists the center was informed of the lack of consideration of the military … Continue reading

WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

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WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

On July 25th, 2011, John Hormuth and his wife Mattie were interred at Arlington cemetery.  John was a WWII pilot who earned the Air Medal and Purple Heart during over 100 sorties in the war.  He was also a loving … Continue reading

Local MAAF network continues to thrive

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Local MAAF network continues to thrive

Local groups are continuing to thrive with local leaders and some support from the chaplaincy.  The highlight is continuing support from the Military Academies.  Last month, West Point, Air Force, and Naval Academies started the first chaplain programs nontheist summer … Continue reading

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Ft Bragg Approves Rock Beyond Belief

For nearly a year, Justin Griffith, recently appointed Military Director of American Atheists, has received approval from Army officials to hold an atheist festival at Ft Bragg.  Rock Beyond Belief will be a free festival for military personnel and the … Continue reading