Atheist soldier killed in action, family proselytized due to NO-REL-PREF

Another debate-ending story on whether or not it is important to get ATHEIST on your records, rather than the¬†inaccurate¬†and inappropriate NO-REL-PREF. Text below the fold… [Read more...]

Many more Atheists being forced to accept ‘NO-REL-PREF’

This morning’s article about a Marine recruit who got NO-REL-PREF against her will got a bit of attention. Much of it was from people who had almost the exact same experience. I’ve seen hundreds of comments to that effect in the few posts I’ve made that dealt with this topic. For instance, shortly after I [Read More...]

Another foxhole atheist given “No-Rel-Pref” against her will

I’ve written previously about my difficulty getting both my dog tags and my Enlisted Records Brief to accurately reflect ‘ATHEIST’. Some of the story is kind of funny and even eventually made it on the Flying Spaghetti Monster website. My corrected dogtags even made it on Wikipedia! NO-REL-PREF makes you a target for proselytism (even [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...]

My ‘Atheist / Flying Spaghetti Monster’ military dog tags

My dog tags are now featured on the Flying Spaghetti Monster Wikipedia entry. I have some funny stories about FSM and the Army, including a priceless exchange with a Drill Sergeant. [Read more...]


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