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Devil’s Advocate: Prayer Lunch Flyer

Devil’s Advocate: Prayer Lunch Flyer

Devil’s Advocate is new recurring article regarding military policy. The focus will be on a specific incident reported to MAAF. The purpose will be to take the facts of an issue to create a vignette that can be used for … Continue reading

Godless Patriots Brand Supports Military Atheists

Godless Patriots Brand Supports Military Atheists

Steven Arauza, a geologist in Austin, has gotten into the t-shirt business. He has a love of country and an atheist worldview. He wants to make sure people know that patriotism and support for troops is common in the nontheist … Continue reading

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

Academy Religious Respect Conference Not for Atheists

On October 30th and 31st, the US Air Force Academy will celebrate its bi-annual Religious Respect Conference to highlight progress since its 2010 conference. Major changes seem to be in two main areas. The first area is increased services for … Continue reading

Growing Military Humanist Groups Hear Trailblazing Speakers

Growing Military Humanist Groups Hear Trailblazing Speakers

For too long, local groups of atheists and humanists in the military have operated without recognition and still struggle for equality. This fall, Academy groups have official recognition and openness by officials have made possible great events off and on … Continue reading

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Religious Intrusions Mar Army Suicide Stand-Down

Suicide rates in the US military exceed one per day. This has been identified by military leaders as a crisis requiring attention throughout the military. Last Thursday, there was an Army-wide “stand down” to focus on suicide prevention training. However, … Continue reading