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Veterans Step in at Secular Kids Camps

Veterans Step in at Secular Kids Camps

Camp Quest is an international network of camps for “children of nontheistic parents”. There is a long tradition of sending kids away during summer for values, socializing, and personal growth (and a bit of time away from home). Camp Quest … Continue reading

Profile: Navy RP Todd Kregel, Atheist Chaplain Assistant

Profile: Navy RP Todd Kregel, Atheist Chaplain Assistant

The MAAF membership includes a number of chaplain assistants. While the chaplaincy has not embraced humanists and other nontheists, we are working among chaplains already, and this is one story. My name is Todd Kregel, and I am an atheist … Continue reading

Religious Accommodation Expands Beyond Christianity

Religious Accommodation Expands Beyond Christianity

The Department of Defense has published an updated regulation on religious accommodation (see text:┬áDoDI 1300.17). They represent a thorough and thoughtful effort to manage post-DOMA strife caused by some who continue to oppose all lesbian and gay rights. It is … Continue reading

Review: Reason’s Fifth Dawning

Review: Reason’s Fifth Dawning

Reason’s Fifth Dawning, or R5D, was written by MAAF member and veteran (pseudonym) Alan Jeskin. Some may consider the ‘downfall of religion’ a negative, anti-religious topic, but the method is one of enlightenment not oppression. ┬áReaders will be interested to … Continue reading

Humanist Groups Come Together to Support Troops

Humanist Groups Come Together to Support Troops

Troops overseas are receiving lots of care packages and support. Included in that are foxhole atheists receiving dedicated packages this holiday season. Whether celebrating HumanLight, Winter Solstice, Festivus, a good old Secular Christmas or Hannukah or no holiday at all, … Continue reading