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Atheist Chaplain Follow-up

The NY Times covered MAAF efforts to endorse humanist chaplains.  MAAF operates a chaplain outreach program with opportunities for candidates to opt into the program.  Media including Alan Colmes, Mike Smerconish, and Michael Medved on Fox News, Lockwood Phillips, Canada TV, … Continue reading

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Local military atheists groups make headlines

Local groups are starting on post as a result of local leaders agreeing to stand up and stand out.  There are 17 current organizations, 7 of which are working through the chaplains for greater assistance.  There have been delays, but … Continue reading

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Atheists in Foxholes News 10 May 2011

MAAF has selected 32 articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the media and military and church-state separation.  Humanist chaplains and local military atheist groups were most prominent in the news, and there are separate entries … Continue reading

Atheists Seek Chaplain Role in the Military

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Atheists Seek Chaplain Role in the Military

The front page of the NY Times today covered the efforts of MAAF to better support atheists and humanists and to endorse humanist chaplains in the military. The Chaplain Outreach program at MAAF also seeks to ensure that the 3000 … Continue reading

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MAAF News 30 Mar 2011

Trending stories about Atheists, Atheists in the Military, MAAF, and occasional other news items of interest. Atheists in foxholes in the media Justin Griffith makes news with local MASH Ft Bragg chapter Army NG Chaplain Steven Veinotte in Kuwait disparages … Continue reading