Air Force Removes God From Chain of Command

The U.S. Air Force will no longer require the phrase “So help me, God” in its oath of enlistment. How did it get in there in the first place?
"So help me, God" or not.

Score one for the secular humanists. The U.S. Air Force announced this week that it is dropping the "So help me, God" coda to its oath of enlistment. The phrase will also no longer be mandatory in oaths administered when officers are commissioned. The catalyst for the change: a suit filed on behalf of an atheist airman who crossed out the words when he filed to re-enlist.

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