Air Force Solves Rapid Capabilities Office Patch Controversy

The US Air Force was previously taken to task by Congress when it removed the Latin word for “god” from the Rapid Capabilities Office patch — because an atheist complained.  (In fact, Rep Randy Forbes went so far as to say Air Force Chief of Staff General Norton Schwartz “has been as bad as I have seen…in defending religious liberties.”

It seems the Air Force solved the patch problem:  The RCO patch is no longer on the unit’s website.  The site was “updated” two days after Congressman Forbes publicized his letter demanding the Air Force explain its reasoning for bending to the atheists’ demands.

Jason Torpy has a history of trolling the internet looking for ways to be vicariously offended.  It seems the Air Force figured out a way to solve that problem: Don’t put the patch on the internet…

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