US Marine Corps’ newest foxhole atheist checks in

This is one of the more gratifying moments of being out front in the military's overwhelmingly misunderstood atheist community. Right from the get go, this recruit is a shit-kicker, like Megan Hurwitt (who just graduated from boot camp on her birthday!) Justin Griffith, Hi, it's the atheist Marine recruit that you helped out a few months ago.  I know that you're a busy man, but I just wanted to give you a quick update on how I'm doing. This afternoon I took the oath and formally … [Read more...]

How Nat Geo misrepresented the foxhole atheist ‘Doomsday Prepper’, Megan Hurwitt

Megan Hurwitt is the foxhole atheist who recently enlisted in Texas and videotaped her ceremony. She refused to say "So help me God," as is her right. She really started her military career without any shame of being an atheist - and it was inspirational. So when I tuned into National Geographic's new TV show "Doomsday Preppers" I was very surprised to see Megan in a starring role (or anyone I knew for that matter). I've kept in touch with her, but apparently not that well, LOL! Anyway, she … [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...]

Inspirational video of Megan Hurwitt, America’s newest Foxhole Atheist

Megan Hurwitt joined the military last week. This 44 second video of the ceremony is pretty awesome. Megan Hurwitt just joined the Texas Army National Guard. Her ceremony was in Houston, and it went like this: "I, your name." I, Megan Hurwitt. "Do solemnly swear." Do solemnly affirm.*pause* "To support and defend" To support and defend "The Constitution of the United States" the Constitution of the United States, "And the state of Texas" and the state of Texas, "against … [Read more...]