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The Rise and Fall of an Honorary Navy Chief Petty Officer

The Rise and Fall of an Honorary Navy Chief Petty Officer

Guest post by Chief Petty Officer ETC(SW) Doug Wright For decades, Bill Cosby was an American icon. If you were anything like me as a teen, you would find yourself sitting faithfully in front of the color TV to watch the latest … Continue reading

Soledad Cross – Monument to Underhanded Christian Politics

Soledad Cross – Monument to Underhanded Christian Politics

The giant Christian cross on Mt Soledad in San Diego has been the focus a long-running fight to promote Christianity on public land. The National Defense Authorization Act, published December 2nd, includes a provision to confer the Mt Soledad Cross to the … Continue reading

The Perfect Gift for your Religious Family

The Perfect Gift for your Religious Family

I recently finished Living the Secular Life by Phil Zuckerman. It was a great sociological assessment by a sociologist. I was quite confused at first because I am used to ‘atheist’ books the question god and ‘humanist’ books with lots of … Continue reading

Air Force Mutes Prohibitions Against Proselytism

Air Force Mutes Prohibitions Against Proselytism

Update: Testimony by MAAF to Congressional hearing 11/19/2014 The new Air Force Instruction 1-1 is published with eliminations of the more inclusive regulations in the original publication. Language explicitly restricting commanders and chaplains from proselytizing has been removed. However, the language … Continue reading

Navy Approves Atheist Lay Leader

Navy Approves Atheist Lay Leader

In a great leap forward for diversity of belief, commanders on the USS Makin Island have approved an Atheist Lay Leader. Chief Petty Officer Martin Healey completed lay leader training, got assistance and an endorsement by way of Paul Loebe of American … Continue reading