Little Babies – OM NOM NOM!

Non-religious Soldiers are Spiritually Unfit and are even rumored to eat babies. Until that is cleared up, Fort Bragg does not endorse Rock Beyond Belief [Read more…]

Working With Chaplains and Not Against Them

Chaplain: “If I support you, I support me.” Many of them clearly get it, approaching the subject with a deep respect and reverence for the U.S. Constitution. [Read more…]

There are no atheists in foxholes in sandstorms.

“There are no atheists in foxholes… in sandstorms.”
Too smart for that shit. [Read more…]

Merriam-Webster Cites Sergeant Griffith For “Secular” Entry

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“In response, Sergeant Griffith has recruited a star lineup of atheist musicians and speakers, including the writer Richard Dawkins, to headline a secular event, possibly for the fall.” — From an article by James Dao in The New York Times, April 27, 2011 [Read more…]

Brave Army Captain On the Dangers of Fighting Proselytism

In case the reader is unaware, simply speaking out and standing up for what is right when it comes to religion is extremely tough at the local unit level. Speaking out at the national level is exponentially more difficult, but is simply not a path that most people can take. This letter also illustrates that even just enforcing existing rules, regulations, and laws can be hazardous to your career. The author has clearly made tough choices, and at great risk to his own professional development. [Read more…]

We Just Received a $50,000 Donation From the Stiefel Freethought Foundation

AMAZING! The Stiefel Freethought Foundation has just increased their pledge to Rock Beyond Belief to $50,000. This is enough money to allow the nonreligious military community to fully fund the event on the parade field at Fort Bragg this Fall. All we need now is co-sponsorship from Fort Bragg (which they promised and even sort [Read More…]

Raising the US Flag the Day After Bin Laden’s Death Announced

Five hours ago, President Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden. Special Operations carried out in Pakistan ended with a bullet in Bin Laden’s head. Celebrations erupted in the streets of nation, despite the near midnight announcement. httpv:// I’m proud of the military members who carried this mission out. I’m proud of my Commander-in-Chief, [Read More…]

NY Times Covers Foxhole Atheist Justin Griffith’s Activism

The New York Times ran a high-visibility story on the foxhole atheist activist projects that I’ve spearheaded in the last 6 months. FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. — In the military, there are more than 3,000 chaplains who minister to the spiritual and emotional needs of active duty troops, regardless of their faiths. The vast majority are Christians, [Read More…]