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Military Religious Freedom Foundation

An Open Letter to the Commander of the United States Air Force

Edith A. Disler | Posted 06.01.2013 | Politics
Edith A. Disler

I wore Air Force blue for 34 years as a cadet and as an Air Force officer. I was as proud of that blue uniform as I was of the oath I swore to the Constitution. But that devotion to mission and professionalism didn't mean I was an automaton.

Religion in the Military: It's 'Tradition'

Chris Rodda | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

That always seems to be the justification for any government promotion of a religious practice, both in the military and elsewhere: It's "tradition" -- and tradition trumps constitutionality. But how traditional are practices like this religious flag folding ceremony? Well, often not very.

Newspaper's Editorial Bias Reveals Love for Air Force Academy's 'Incompetent Malice'

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

We at MRFF were anything but surprised that the editorial luddites at the conservative orgy which constitutes the Colorado Springs Gazette would suddenly defend the circulation of this sickening link in the name of some twisted and tortured conception of "academic freedom."

Fundamentalist Christians Evangelizing Military Youth on the Taxpayer's Dime

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

Quentin Tarantino deals in tawdry fiction writ large -- bloody, and outrageous, as is the case with his latest Best Picture Oscar-nominated exploitati...

Chelsea Kiene

Former West Point Cadet 'Shocked' By Army's Decision To Consider Recoupment | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A former West Point cadet who resigned from the military academy in November over what he says was unconstitutional Christian proselytiz...

Chelsea Kiene

Army Threatened With Lawsuit Over 'Sectarian' Prayer | Chelsea Kiene | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Staff Sgt. Victoria Gettman is frustrated and disappointed by what she calls a "completely incompetent" response to complaints she filed...

Evolution, Revolution, and the U.S. Senate Confirmation of Lt. General Robert L. Caslen

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

After painstaking consideration of every salient detail available to me, I am pleased to announce that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation fully endorses the confirmation of Lt. General Robert Caslen to the position of Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point.

West Point Think Tank Buries the Dynamite

Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq. | Posted 03.23.2013 | Politics
Michael L. (Mikey) Weinstein, Esq.

The United States Military Academy at West Point's Combating Terrorism Center (CTC) is often referred to as a "think tank," whose primary mission is t...

Respect Existence or Expect Resistance

Blake Page | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics
Blake Page

The command at West Point does not just recommend, encourage or support the exaltation of Christianity around this time of year, but requires it by force of policy under threat of reprimand for any who dissent.

Why I Don't Want to Be a West Point Graduate

Blake Page | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Blake Page

I am five months from graduation. Choosing to resign at this point also carries significant risk. What could possibly compel me to pass over this incredible opportunity in exchange for such harsh penalties?

Amanda Terkel

Discredited Pastor No Longer Appearing At Pentagon Prayer Breakfast | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial pastor with a history of exaggerating his background is no longer scheduled to be the featured speaker at Wednesday's Pe...

Needy Airmen Receive Free 'Turkeys for Christ' From Law-Breaking Evangelical Slaughterhouse

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.27.2013 | Business
Chris Rodda

In spite of having no regard for federal laws, House of Raeford has received nearly $100 million in government contracts from the Department of Agriculture from the Department of Agriculture from 2006 to 2012.

Amanda Terkel

Pentagon Prayer Breakfast To Feature Discredited Pastor | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ray Giunta has been publicly called out for illegally taking $10,200 from a cemetery board, falsely claiming to have advanced degrees an...

Hey General Petraeus, How's That 'Spiritual Fitness' Stuff Working For You?

Chris Rodda | Posted 01.13.2013 | Politics
Chris Rodda

I hate hypocrites. And the first word that came to mind when I heard about David Petraeus's extramarital affair was "hypocrite."

Andrea Stone

Former Navy SEAL Killed In Libya Attack Fought Proselytizing In The Ranks | Andrea Stone | Posted 09.18.2012 | World

One of the security guards killed during an attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that may have been related to an incendiary anti-Musl...

The Lies You'll Probably Be Hearing About MRFF and the Military Bibles

Chris Rodda | Posted 08.15.2012 | Media
Chris Rodda

Last week, we found out that all four branches of the military have now revoked permission from Holman Bible Publishers, a subsidiary of LifeWay, the publishing arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, to use the official U.S. armed forces branch emblems on their military Bibles.

Marine Corps Lawyers Claim Crusades Weren't a Religious War

Chris Rodda | Posted 07.29.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Apparently the General Counsel of the Commandant of the Marine Corps doesn't think the crusades were religious!

Marines Return to Being "Crusaders"

Chris Rodda | Posted 06.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Under new leadership, Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 122 is going back to being the "Crusaders," complete with an insignia of a crusader shield with a big red cross on it and a crusader knight as its mascot.

Christian Air Force General Doesn't Expect His Subordinates Not To Do Dumb Things

Chris Rodda | Posted 04.22.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Last week, when Air Force Lt. Gen. Ronnie Hawkins, the new head of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), held a commander's call to introduce himself to DISA's employees, the new boss showed a PowerPoint presentation that included the 18 rules he lives by.

Yes, There Is a Base in Afghanistan Named "Aryan," and It Is Spelled "Aryan"

Chris Rodda | Posted 04.18.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Despite the Defense Department's insistence that a base in Afghanistan is named "Arian" with an "i," it's not. It is absolutely named "Aryan" with a "y," a name that had already raised concerns among some, but those concerns were just joked about and ultimately ignored.

Woman Who Would Say that Air Force Chief of Staff is Part of a New Jewish Holocaust to Speak at Air Force Base

Chris Rodda | Posted 03.30.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Scott Air Force Base in Illinois will be holding its annual National Prayer Breakfast. The guest speaker this year will be Esther Jungreis, a Holocaust survivor who founded the international Hineni movement in 1973 to discourage intermarriage and Jewish participation in cults.

Mikey Weinstein, A Traitor in the War on Christmas

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Over the past few months, I've been faced with the utter irony of splitting my time between dealing with the steady stream of lies about my boss and the organization I work for being part of the so-called war on Christmas.

Southern Baptists Admit That They Oppose Religious Equality In The Military

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.14.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

Well, it doesn't get any clearer than this. In an article from the Baptist Press, the news arm of the Southern Baptist Convention, the Southern Baptists have finally come right out and admitted that they oppose religious equality in the U.S. military.

The "Psychological Projection" of the ACLJ

Chris Rodda | Posted 02.05.2012 | Politics
Chris Rodda

n an article yesterday on the ACLJ website, specifically going after Military Religious Freedom Foundation (MRFF), David French puts the 'poor bullied Christians' spin on the Pendleton cross controversy.

U.S. Military Program Teaches Foreign Military Students That Liberals Subverted America's Judeo-Christian Heritage

Chris Rodda | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics
Chris Rodda

The military is well aware of the influence it can exert on the foreign students in its IMSO program, and that it is what these students are taught that will be taken back with them to their home countries as a "true" picture of America.