Dear John Letters….

┬áDear John To whomever you are. There may be some confusion on what it’s like to be an atheist in the military. Don’t worry! That is okay. I understand. I was a bigoted Christian when I joined the military, too. Fortunately, I’ve learned what it’s like to not judge people based upon some false notion [Read More...]

Chaplain apologized to me for saying “God bless you”

And I wasn’t even offended! I was running with a few of my soldiers in the morning ‘PT’ session, just before sunrise. Our paths happened to cross and he instinctively said “God bless you” as he passed (or something very similar). I hardly noticed it. I had forgotten about it by the time I received [Read More...]

SGT Nicholson and wife get atheist tattoos

Kelly sent me this picture: My husband (SGT Nicholson) and I in Texas while he was stationed at Goodfellow. These are the tattoos we got together. Think you’ll appreciate them. Don’t mind the drunk guy in the background. Awesome! I’ve written previously about military atheists getting tattoos. You might want to check out the story [Read More...]

The atheist Marine Corps recruit that fought the NO-REL-PREF and won!

I needed a bit of good news. I’m sure many of you are of the same mind. Readers may recall a short burst of posts about people being screwed over with NO-REL-PREF on their records at the first stop in their military career. It started with a Marine Corps recruit who was very adamant about [Read More...]

Local groups like MASH are the way forward for permanent change

Military Atheists & Secular Humanists have been absolutely kicking ass at Fort Bragg. This is despite still being officially banned from meeting on post by Army regulations. [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...]

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...]

There are no atheists in foxholes in sandstorms.

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


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