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Network Update: Grass roots activism for the holidays

Network Update: Grass roots activism for the holidays

We’re coming out of the holidays and Christmas displays inspired local efforts to organize at several installations.  Travis AFB now has a thriving community led by Dan Rawlings. Chaplains are holding a grudge; denying access to support but MAAF is continuing … Continue reading

Military atheists invited to chaplain conferences

Military atheists invited to chaplain conferences

I had the pleasure last week of attending two chaplain conferences. The first was for the Association of Religious Endorsing Bodies (AREB) and the second was for the Network on Ministry in Specialized Settings (COMISS Network).  AREB is a collection … Continue reading

Network update: Still growing, but with little official recognition

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Network update: Still growing, but with little official recognition

Despite limited support from the military leaders, local groups continue to come together within the MAAF structure and with the diligent work of local leaders.  There are new groups established since November at Ft Riley, RAF Lakenheath, and the San Diego Area. … Continue reading

West Point To Feature Atheist Leader at Diversity Conference

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West Point To Feature Atheist Leader at Diversity Conference

The United States Military Academy Diversity Leadership Council has sponsored a conference at West Point from Oct 19th to 21st.  The theme is “Cultivating Leadership and Inclusion for Service to the Nation.” Principal sponsors are BoozAllenHamilton, Accenture, GE, ITT contractors, Walmart, … Continue reading

Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

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Chaplains and Atheists Meet at Harvard Divinity School

via Harvard Humanist Chaplaincy National military humanist leader Jason Torpy, national chaplain leader Dave Plummer, and national humanist leader Greg Epstein meet at Harvard Divinity school on October 3rd to discuss humanist chaplains and chaplain support of humanists. On Sunday, October … Continue reading