Calling all foxhole atheists – fill out THIS version of the Spiritual Fitness test.

That’s right, there is research being done into that offensive mandatory Spiritual Fitness testing and training. PLEASE spread this to all military atheists (CURRENT AND VETERANS!) [Read more...]

U.S. Army says: Spiritual people make better soldiers

ABC News: Why is it that Spiritual people make better soldiers?
MG Cornum: The ethos that we adhere to…Those kinds of things require you to have a belief in something higher than yourself. [Read more...]

Army Chaplaincy’s Spiritual Resilience e-book removed from Amazon

Exploring the remnants of an Amazon.com sale for an $2.99 e-book titled Spiritual Resilience: Renewing the Soldier’s Mind. This item was later removed.It lists *Loss of Faith* as a symptom of PTSD. [Read more...]

Al Stefanelli Joins the lineup

Fort Bragg has signaled that they are all but finalized with their approval of our event. We are eager to stop stringing along so many great guests for a pretty cool opportunity to speak on a military base. The extensive process of being approved necessitated this situation, and now that we seem to have locked [Read More...]

Army’s Spiritual Misfits must complete Spiritual Fitness training

The screen capture above is dated 13 February 2011. Compare to last month’s quote from the people behind this test: [The upper leadership behind the Soldier Fitness Tracker] says the training module only offers ideas for developing one’s spiritual side. It is not mandatory and has no effect on one’s career. – 13 January 2011. [Read More...]

US Army’s Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center Opens, Says Atheism = Faith

Perhaps due to the recent public pressure the Comprehensive Soldier Fitness department of the Army has been facing, they have opened a Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center. You should remember that their controversial Soldier Fitness Tracker is mandatory for all Soldiers, and was not available to the public. The new Virtual Spiritual Fitness Center is very [Read More...]

Humanist Hour interview with ‘foxhole atheist’ Justin Griffith

The American Humanist Association’s monthly podcast, the Humanist Hour, interviewed me about Rock Beyond Belief, Spiritual Fitness, and the Soldier Fitness Tracker. Jes Constantine has been running the show for many years, and is now joined by Todd Stiefel, of the Stiefel Freethought Foundation as co-host. We had a great time, and the masterful editing [Read More...]

US Military Defines Spirituality…?

You might have guessed that 99.9% of references are explicitly religious. Good guess! There seems to be a sudden rush to walk this back in the light of all the exposure the Army’s mandatory Spiritual Fitness testing is getting. The mental gymnastics required to divorce their concept of Spiritual Fitness from Religion illustrate exactly why [Read More...]


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