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Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

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Military Atheists Reform Chaplain Website

The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers has posted a Chaplain Services Center at spiritfit.militaryatheists.org as a response to an ill-conceived and badly-executed  “Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center” published by the Army’s Installation Management Command.  This reformed mirror site is posted after … Continue reading

Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

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Arlington Cemetery Confirms Secular Policy

At the end of July, foxhole atheist and WWII Pilot John Hormuth was interred in a humanist ceremony along with his wife at Arlington National Cemetery.  Unfortunately, an Arlington Lady provided verbal blessings and a written religious card officially on … Continue reading

Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

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Military atheists seek rights – Stars and Stripes

Stars & Stripes has featured MAAF and its members in a front page article – Military atheists seeking the rights and benefits offered to religious groups .  MAAF has provided follow-up and commentary here. The article talks about the struggles and success … Continue reading

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International humanist congress advocates for humanist chaplains

Delegates to the International Humanist & Ethical Union World Congress recently adopted a resolution in support of humanist chaplains for military service.  The World Congress was held in mid-August in Oslo, Norway and featured local and state Humanist organizations from … Continue reading

WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

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WWII Humanist John Hormuth Honored at Arlington Cemetery

On July 25th, 2011, John Hormuth and his wife Mattie were interred at Arlington cemetery.  John was a WWII pilot who earned the Air Medal and Purple Heart during over 100 sorties in the war.  He was also a loving … Continue reading