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Tis the Season to Demand Your Rights

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Tis the Season to Demand Your Rights

We’re coming into the <queue scary music> Christmas Season.  All across the United States, government officials are sending out invitations to “holiday parties” when they really mean Christmas parties.  Tis the season to stand up and be counted.  MAAF stands … Continue reading

Academy-Atheist Collaboration Continues to Bear Fruit

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Academy-Atheist Collaboration Continues to Bear Fruit

Continuing what is now nearly a year of collaboration, the Air Force Academy has made significant changes to training as a result of reviews by the Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers.  New training for senior cadets includes stricter language … Continue reading

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