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VICTORY: MAAF-AHA partnership ends mandatory Air Force religious oath

Air Force officials have relented, after pressure from everyone, military and civilian, atheist and theist, and reinstated the secular affirmation option. Thanks to the American Humanist Association in particular and also to support from the Center For Inquiry, Freedom From Religion … Continue reading

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Atheists are in foxholes and always have been. Yet the Air Force has recently dug in to try to oust those who don’t fit new religious (read: Christian) requirements. In early August, a MAAF member, an Air Force NCO, reported … Continue reading

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Summer winds down and MAAF keeps winding up. August brought a number of new members to MAAF and its Affiliate groups, as well as a number of PCS moves that shuffled individuals and families to new locations.  MASH Ft Campbell … Continue reading

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In the city of Winter Garden, Florida, they think a religious Pledge is necessary to support troops overseas. Friendly Atheist Hemant Mehta reports on the Freedom From Religion Foundation defense of a man who chose not to stand due to … Continue reading

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Prohibition ended in 1933, at least for alcohol. Now we have the War on Drugs which was started by Richard Nixon in 1971 as a response to high rates of heroin addiction among soldiers in Vietnam. During the 1980s, the war … Continue reading

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On 12 August 2014 the United States Military Academy (USMA) incoming class of 2018 conducted a 12-mile forced march from Camp Buckner to the academy. The march is the culminating event of cadet basic training where they were taught land … Continue reading

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July has been an extremely productive month for MAAF and its Affiliate groups around the globe!  Jason, MAAF President, and Maj. Ryan Jean, local MAAF member, participated as panelist experts during the American Humanist Association’s Congressional briefing concerning Humanist Chaplains.  … Continue reading

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Humans use a variety of mediums to express thoughts, ideas, messages, and a variety of other things.  Music is one that every culture across the globe relates to.  Catchy tunes help us remember the message, which is why commercial jingles … Continue reading

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MAAF Graphics Contest Round 1: T-Shirt The Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers is hosting a Graphic Design contest to create T-Shirts. Help make MAAF’s message more prominent in today’s fast-paced environment! This graphic may be used on our website, … Continue reading

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June was an interesting month for MAAF!  Jason and Rose attended the Secular Coalition For America 2014 Lobby Day Conference in Washington DC, meeting with many of the movers and shakers of the Secular movement from around the country.  They … Continue reading

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