"My current riding group is very accepting of the three atheists in their midsts. One of our great friends in this group (who happily performed a completely secular wedding ceremony for my new husband and me last Halloween) is even a minister.…"
"I'm still riding - it's one of the main reasons I settled in Texas after I retired from the military. It's mostly all-year-round riding here, except sometimes, ironically, in July/Aug when it can be too hot to be fun."
"Before my divorce, while I was on active duty, in an attempt to salvage what was left of my marriage, I decided to seek out marital counseling. At the time, you could talk with a chaplain and have confidentiality but I would not have had the same…"
"I am the coordinator for CENTEX-MAAF which is both a Meetup and a chapter of the military association of atheists and freethinkers. Non-military folks are certainly welcome as long as they have no issue with members of the military and their…"
I just read 'Where Did God Go in Afghanistan? An Atheist Writes' (via a Facebook post). My husband has been dealing with religious nonsense his entire military career. What was said in that article is some of what my husband is complaining about. Like you were ... my husband is a Foxhole Atheist.
I'm a fellow atheist and a science fiction/fantasy writer. Through Project EBook Drop on Smashwords, I and other writers are making our e-books available for free to deployed military personnel. Larry Center tells me that, through Military Atheists, you can help publicize the project. For further information and to enroll in the project, people can contact Ed Patterson at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for helping to spread the word.
its nice to meet people of similar backgrounds and beliefs(or non-beliefs, lol). My wife and I also ride and dive. I'm deployed right now but will be home in a few months, hopefully a mild texas winter is in store so I can get some riding in.