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Special Guest: Jason Torpy, Pres, Military Assoc Atheists & Freethinkers

**The venue has been changed to the Humanist Community Center in Mesa (see address above). The original venue, JJ North's Country Buffet, has changed their hours for the summer and will not be open for dinner. We apologize for any inconvenience.**

FFRF - Valley of the Sun Monthly Meeting


Special Guest at a Special Place, Date & Time:










From our president, Anne Mardick:

We are changing the date/time of our monthly meeting in order to take advantage of a unique opportunity to hear from a wonderful speaker from Washington, D.C., Jason Torpy, President - Military Association of Atheists & Freethinkers and Freethinkers (MAAF), a national non-profit organization which is building a community for atheists and humanists in the military.  He is also on the national board of the American Humanist Association and the Secular Coalition for America. And as I’m sure you’ll recall, the Secular Coalition for America is the parent organization of our very own Secular Coalition for Arizona of which FFRF – Valley of the Sun is a proud member!

Atheist Military Chaplains

Bio for Jason Torpy, President: After joining the military in 1994, Jason has been active with the nontheist community. He has addressed issues of separation of church and state and equal opportunity for nontheistic service members in Army basic training, Army parachutist training, military academy programs, and while deployed to Iraq with the Army's 1st Armored Division. His education includes a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Management from West Point and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University. Jason also serves on the boards of the Secular Coalition for America and American Humanist Association.


The FFRF Valley of the Sun Chapter Meetings are free and open to the public.

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  • Jerry T.

    There is a strong Christian bias in some parts of the military, I was happy to find out there is a counter effort.

    April 27, 2013

  • Randy J.

    Thought provoking.
    Excellent presentation.

    April 24, 2013

  • Ricci Lynn C.

    I will be unable to attend this event due to a work obligation on Wednesday night. Hate to miss it though.

    April 22, 2013

  • Jeanne W.

    RE: Bio for Jason Torpy

    Go Buckeyes!! ( I grew up in Upper Arlington!)

    Go Army! My dad is a West Point Graduate too! -Richard Williams- Class of '61

    1 · April 20, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would love to attend this specific event, but am already double-booked for that evening. I hope you have a great time.

    April 8, 2013

  • Ted D.

    I'm having second thoughts about this whole thing ..... apparently even Satan Lucifer was a believer.

    April 1, 2013

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