Air Force Update. "So Help Me God" can now be left out of oaths.

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Air Force Update. "So Help Me God" can now be left out of oaths.

 It looks like this policy has now gone out :

WASHINGTON — The Air Force has announced ‘so help me God’ can be omitted from the enlistment oath.

The change, which is effective immediately, was made after the American Humanist Association threatened to sue when a recruit was unable to complete his reenlistment due to scratching out the phrase on a form.

Following a review of the policy by the Department of Defense General Counsel, the Air Force will now permit airmen to omit the phrase, should they so choose. That change is effective immediately, according to the Air Force statement.

Air Force members were previously able to leave out the phrase but that change in October 2013.

“It is proof of a base and low mind for one to wish to think with the masses or majority, merely because the majority is the majority. Truth does not change because it is, or is not, believed by a majority of the people.”
― Giordano Bruno

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