Nightly News   |  October 25, 2013

Air Force Academy: ‘so help me God’ now optional

Cadets will no longer have to recite the oath at the end of the cadet honor code that says “so help me God” if they choose not to. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> a lot of stories to bring to your attention tonight. this one is going to get a lot of attention. the u.s. air force academy in colorado springs decided to make the words "so help me god" at the end of the cadet honor code optional, not mandatory. in a statement they said they are trying to build a culture of dignity and respect and include all beliefs including nonbelievers.