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Chaplains Are Atheists In Foxholes

Chaplains Are Atheists In Foxholes

This Memorial Day, the Washington Post examined how some chaplains struggle to reconcile their faith with the terrors of war: “What happens when the military chaplain is shaken by war” by Michelle Boorstein. The article provides some candid and real … Continue reading

Michigan National Guard Deploys to Muslim Nation from Christian Church

Michigan National Guard Deploys to Muslim Nation from Christian Church

Is this what we’ve come to? The Department of Defense gleefully posts a raft of photos as the Michigan Army National Guard deploys from a Baptist Church, giant cross in the background, and soldiers seated as choir apparently to sing … Continue reading

Evangelical Christian Prayer Chosen for Women Ranger Graduation

Evangelical Christian Prayer Chosen for Women Ranger Graduation

PBS recently published a video with a sectarian prayer to Jesus Christ as the invocation for a mandatory, large-scale, and politically important Ranger graduation that included the first women Rangers. The chaplain officer offered an invocation, not simply secular, not … Continue reading

Service Academy Trainees Benefit from Humanist Services

Service Academy Trainees Benefit from Humanist Services

Again in 2015, each Service Academy has allowed humanist alternatives to chaplain services. At West Point, the Naval Academy, and the Air Force Academy, humanist personnel are able to meet with mentors and peers who share their beliefs. While not yet … Continue reading

MAAF Preparing Response to DoD IG Conscience Protection Report

MAAF Preparing Response to DoD IG Conscience Protection Report

Update 8/31: Leo Shane of the Military Times reported on how unsubstantiated Christian Victimhood distracts from real conscience protection issues. Update 8/24: MAAF sent a direct response [MAAF Conscience 20150818] to the DoD IG commenting on findings and reiterating important issues … Continue reading

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