You'd think they would have learned after the Air Force Academy events. It goes much farther than West Point or academies, there are officers in Iraq and Afghanistan that are commanding based on a purely religious crusade.
"There are no atheists in foxholes - we are too busy fighting"
"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain