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Cadet Leaves West Point After Resiliency Programs Fail

Cadet Leaves West Point After Resiliency Programs Fail

Blake Page was scheduled to graduate in the summer of 2013 after four years at West Point. Instead, he will return home to Minnesota and seek a new profession outside the military. Why? More than most cadets, he struggled with … Continue reading

UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

UK Boy Scouts Consider Atheist Members

Wayne Bulpitt, UK Chief Commissioner for the Boy Scouts, has posted a video asking its members for input on accepting atheist members. In particular, this would require an alternate, secular, Scout Promise to replace the UK Scout Promise currently in use: … Continue reading

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

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