Another Victory for Foxhole Atheists at Colorado Springs!

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Air Force Academy In my last post I alerted everyone to a problematic email sent out by an Air Force Master Sergeant. The Air Force has capitulated away from¬†unconstitutional official policy and have agreed to, once again, allow graduating cadets to omit the “oath to god” from their Creed. I, (state your name), having been [Read More...]

Richard Dawkins speech at Air Force Base undermined at last minute

The details are still unclear, but the U.S. Air Force Academy is no longer a viable host for a planned¬†Richard Dawkins¬†speaking engagement. Despite the last-minute military venue ‘no-go’, the Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science secured the large Macky Auditorium at the University of Colorado at Boulder for Monday, October 15th. Military members are [Read More...]

(Your) god is not my co-pilot

Former United States Air Force member, Ian Greer, wrote me a powerful letter last night. This is one of the best accounts of a typical military experience as an out of the closet atheist in the US military. Long patches of ‘no big deal’ bookended by intense WTF-moments. SGT Griffith, My name is Ian. I [Read More...]

USAFA Chaplain Colonel Robert Bruno stands up for atheists

Pagans at the Air Force Academy in Colorado now have an outdoor equivalent of a chapel to practice their religion(s). Immediately, Christian groups expressed concern over the $50,000 Falcon Circle at USAFA. Col. Robert Bruno, the academy’s senior chaplain said: “The First Amendment guarantee of freedom of religion does not just apply to the mainstream [Read More...]

Air Force atheist makes a new friend at the dog tag machine

My friend over in the Air Force, Daniel Rawlings, is an ex-Mormon and out of the closet atheist. He drove hours to make it to many of our awesome MASH Fort Bragg meetings. He has now been reassigned much further away to Travis Air Force Base, in California. Such is the transient nature of military [Read More...]


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