Operation: Human Shield – chaplain combat training photos

Chaplains from the California Army National Guard posted some pictures from ‘combat training’ on their Facebook page. For those unfamiliar, chaplains in the US Military are non-combatants and do not carry a weapon. Each chaplain has a ‘chaplain’s assistant’, who may protect them in combat. However, modern chaplains are specifically ordered to stay off the [Read More...]

Foxhole atheist Justin Griffith’s first speech

Last year I was invited to speak at several national conferences, but could not attend a single one because I was deployed. I gave this speech in Fort Lauderdale Florida last month, at the FLASH / American Atheists regional meetup. It was my first official public speaking engagement. http://www.youtube.com/embed/9ryGnr7nKtY? I had to follow a pretty awesome [Read More...]

My first act as Military Director of American Atheists

I was just appointed the Military Director of American Atheists, Inc. I’m extremely proud and grateful for the opportunity to ‘play in the big leagues’. Alas, I must start out with a bang: The death of “No atheists in foxholes”. [Read more...]


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