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Humanist Chaplains in the Dutch Military

Humanist Chaplains in the Dutch Military

In the United States, humanist chaplains are decried as contradictions in terms or as abominations against the Christian establishment. Chaplains provide a valuable service to boost the morals and morale in the military, health care positions, the military and other … Continue reading

Dawkins Foundation Continues Care Package Support

Dawkins Foundation Continues Care Package Support

For more than a year, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science has partnered with the Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers (MAAF) to send over 300 care packages to military personnel around the world. These packages have gone from Japan and Djibouti, … Continue reading

Mass Invites To Church Unchecked in Military Units

Mass Invites To Church Unchecked in Military Units

What is the purpose of command information systems? Is it for official business or is it an advertising service for Christian events? A common email to “All Personnel” email distributions is the call to worship services. Chaplains do provide services … Continue reading

Center for Inquiry Takes Up Fight Against Military Evangelism

Center for Inquiry Takes Up Fight Against Military Evangelism

A new agency has taken up the struggle against religious fundamentalism in the US Military – the Center For Inquiry Office of Public Policy. The Office’s new director, Michael DeDora, commissioned a white paper from Dr James Parco to assess … Continue reading

A Visit to the Chaplain and a Debate

A Visit to the Chaplain and a Debate

Recently a MAAF member visited the local chaplains office at an Army medical center. He visited the head chaplain and asked what he could do for an atheist. He started by stating it depended on what the atheist wanted. He … Continue reading