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VICTORY: MAAF-AHA partnership ends mandatory Air Force religious oath

VICTORY: MAAF-AHA partnership ends mandatory Air Force religious oath

Air Force officials have relented, after pressure from everyone, military and civilian, atheist and theist, and reinstated the secular affirmation option. Thanks to the American Humanist Association in particular and also to support from the Center For Inquiry, Freedom From Religion … Continue reading

As Summer Winds Down, MAAF Keeps Moving!

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As Summer Winds Down, MAAF Keeps Moving!

Summer winds down and MAAF keeps winding up. August brought a number of new members to MAAF and its Affiliate groups, as well as a number of PCS moves that shuffled individuals and families to new locations.  MASH Ft Campbell … Continue reading

Florida Mayor Unfair to Foxhole Atheists

Florida Mayor Unfair to Foxhole Atheists

In the city of Winter Garden, Florida, they think a religious Pledge is necessary to support troops overseas. Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta reports on the Freedom From Religion Foundation defense of a man who chose not to stand due to … Continue reading

Modern SMART Recovery treatment supplanting AA 12-step

Modern SMART Recovery treatment supplanting AA 12-step

Prohibition ended in 1933, at least for alcohol. Now we have the War on Drugs which was started by Richard Nixon in 1971 as a response to high rates of heroin addiction among soldiers in Vietnam. During the 1980s, the war … Continue reading

US Military Academy SSA Greets ’18 Plebes

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US Military Academy SSA Greets ’18 Plebes

On 12 August 2014 the United States Military Academy (USMA) incoming class of 2018 conducted a 12-mile forced march from Camp Buckner to the academy. The march is the culminating event of cadet basic training where they were taught land … Continue reading