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Rep. Akin’s office joins evangelical leaders to fight DADT repeal

Rep. Akin’s office joins evangelical leaders to fight DADT repeal

A recent email from the office of Representative Todd Akin (R-MO) office lays out plans for the next battle in the implementation of the Repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. A House Armed Services Committee session on May 8th will … Continue reading

Playing Favorites: What beliefs should chaplains support?

Playing Favorites: What beliefs should chaplains support?

Today’s chaplaincy has been assigned care and counseling, free exercise, and establishment clause responsibilities far outside their faith-based roots.[1] The military chaplaincy, and to some extent the civilian chaplaincy, is faced with a more diverse laity than ever in the … Continue reading

Book Review: Rethinking Depression provides existentialist path to happiness

Book Review: Rethinking Depression provides existentialist path to happiness

The following is a review of an author and text of interest to MAAF readers. This is not an ad, but an objective review with no financial interest for MAAF. Rethinking Depression is a resource by a foxhole atheist that … Continue reading

Air Force to remove requirement for hotel Bibles

Air Force to remove requirement for hotel Bibles

In early February, a cockpit atheist in Kadena Airbase in Japan contacted MAAF to ask why there was a Bible posted in Air Force lodging. Because the Air Force is a government agency, there should be neutrality toward religion rather … Continue reading

New Humanist Lay Leader joins others seeking chaplain support

New Humanist Lay Leader joins others seeking chaplain support

Army Reserve Captain Ryan Jean has submitted a lay leader application at Ft Meade, Maryland. With support from The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers and endorsement from the Humanist Society. If approved, this lay leader application will allow Ryan … Continue reading