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Local military atheists groups make headlines

Local groups are starting on post as a result of local leaders agreeing to stand up and stand out.  There are 17 current organizations, 7 of which are working through the chaplains for greater assistance.  There have been delays, but … Continue reading

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Atheists in Foxholes News 10 May 2011

MAAF has selected 32 articles of interest in the areas of atheism & humanism in the media and military and church-state separation.  Humanist chaplains and local military atheist groups were most prominent in the news, and there are separate entries … Continue reading

Atheists Seek Chaplain Role in the Military

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Atheists Seek Chaplain Role in the Military

The front page of the NY Times today covered the efforts of MAAF to better support atheists and humanists and to endorse humanist chaplains in the military. The Chaplain Outreach program at MAAF also seeks to ensure that the 3000 … Continue reading

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Air Force reviews academy religious climate

  Retired General Patrick Gamble, working through the Council of Logistics Research on behalf of the Secretary of the Air Force, is conducting a review of the religious climate at the US Air Force Academy.  Recently, the Academy completed and … Continue reading

Military atheist visits chaplains

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Military atheist visits chaplains

(by MAAF President Jason Torpy) From March 16th to 22nd, I traveled to Virginia and North and South Carolina to put out the MAAF message and improve the support of atheists, humanists, and other nontheists in the military.  The intention … Continue reading