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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,┬áhumanist 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┬áreported 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

Creech AFB Advocates Christian-only POW Table

Creech AFB Advocates Christian-only POW Table

The POW/MIA Table is a well-known honor for military personnel captured or lost in battle. It’s important to remember those lost and to honor their service, whatever their beliefs may have been. However, at Creech Air Force Base in Nevada, … Continue reading

Christian Prayer Enforced at Air Assault Graduation

Christian Prayer Enforced at Air Assault Graduation

Update 6/25: An Army spokesperson has reported the mandatory prayer participation policy has been overturned and there is no requirement to bow heads or be heard to say Amen, though official prayer will continue. MAAF has obtained a video showing … Continue reading

Navy Basic Training Shuts Out Religious Diversity

Navy Basic Training Shuts Out Religious Diversity

The Navy has taken another step backward in terms of religious diversity. Recent reports, verified independently by MAAF, show that Great Lakes Training Center, Navy Basic Training, has turned away all civilian religious program volunteers. This means that those personnel … Continue reading