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Meet the Challenge:  Government Funds for Humanism

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Meet the Challenge: Government Funds for Humanism

Ray Bradley, a Major in the Army Reserves at Ft Bragg, NC, is a strong supporter of atheists and humanists in the military.  He has found an innovative (but still legal) way to transfer his government benefits to MAAF [Donate … Continue reading

Local MAAF network continues to thrive

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Local MAAF network continues to thrive

Local groups are continuing to thrive with local leaders and some support from the chaplaincy.  The highlight is continuing support from the Military Academies.  Last month, West Point, Air Force, and Naval Academies started the first chaplain programs nontheist summer … Continue reading

Humanists reach out to injured hero

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Humanists reach out to injured hero

Like many other atheists in foxholes, Oscar Zavala has served his country for years.  Like few soldiers and fewer Americans, Oscar is an infantry squad leader serving during wartime with the Army’s 101st Airborne Division.  Having served two tours in … Continue reading

Local military humanists continue to thrive

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Local military humanists continue to thrive

Atheists and humanists in the military continue to come together throughout the world.  From Japan to Italy and throughout the US, leaders are stepping up.  Communities are forming as well, in some cases with the help of local chaplains.  The … Continue reading

Stiefel Freethought Foundation Matching Challenge

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Stiefel Freethought Foundation Matching Challenge

The Stiefel Freethought Foundation has expanded its support of freethinkers in the military by offering a $50,000 challenge to the Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers. Donations from current military and veterans to MAAF will be matched dollar-for-dollar for a limited … Continue reading