There was a time when students who finished Basic Cadet Training at the U.S. Air Force Academy would recite this Honor Oath:
“We will not lie, steal or cheat, nor tolerate among us anyone who does. Furthermore, I resolve to do my duty and to live honorably, so help me God.”
“So help me God”?
That clause finally became optional last October thanks to Mikey Weinstein and the Military Religious Freedom Foundation. The Air Force Academy even issued a statement explaining why it was a common sense change: