(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 enlisted in the United States Air Force in October of 2005, and over the course of the next 6 years I have seen and been the subject of many similar situations I have heard recounted on your … [Read more...]

Who here is offended by religion?

This is another inspirational and informative letter from a New Foxhole Atheist.He already took the oath of enlistment, and expects to ship out to Basic Training soon. His experiences at the regular 'drill' sessions contained a few pink flags.I'm an atheist in the bible belt, and currently serving in the Army National Guard.Reading about Megan Hurtwitt in Texas is really inspiring, it can be really difficult in the bible belt. I too omitted "so help me God" from my oath, and the Marine … [Read more...]


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