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Steps Forward for LGBT Equality

Steps Forward for LGBT Equality

On July 13th two organizations took important steps forward for LGBT equality. In the wake of the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage nationwide, the Boy Scouts has moved toward lifting it’s ban on gay leadership and the Department of Defense has started work … Continue reading

Unofficial Christian Flag Folding Being Represented As Official

Unofficial Christian Flag Folding Being Represented As Official

Update 7/2, retraction post 7/3: US Army Recruiting Command Public Affairs confirmed to MAAF the Future Soldier Center post has been removed because it is unofficial, and they they have posted a correction. MAAF appreciates the swift and appropriate response. … Continue reading

Court-Martialed for a Bible Verse?

Court-Martialed for a Bible Verse?

The story goes that one innocent Marine posted a Bible Verse in her work area and was court-martialed. It would be offensive to us atheists if a military person were court-martialed simply for posting Bible verses, even in their own … Continue reading

Navy Basic Training Shuts Out Religious Diversity

Navy Basic Training Shuts Out Religious Diversity

The Navy has taken another step backward in terms of religious diversity. Recent reports, verified independently by MAAF, show that Great Lakes Training Center, Navy Basic Training, has turned away all civilian religious program volunteers. This means that those personnel … Continue reading

Las Vegas Veterans Rally Around Equality

Las Vegas Veterans Rally Around Equality

It may have been tax day around the country but the news in Las Vegas was that Wells Fargo discriminates. Local veteran F-16 pilot and MAAF member John Whiteside led protests against discrimination at the local bank. MAAF President Jason Torpy … Continue reading