Johnny Whitaker, the Academy's director of communications, told ABCNEWS.com, that the Academy was aware of issues of "religious insensitivity" back in March 2004 and brought in a team from Washington to investigate. The result since the filming of the documentary has been the creation of several special programs including an interfaith council where cadets can go to their peers with complaints. Whitaker adds that there have been no formal complaints of religious intolerance in the past two years.
Ted Haggard, the former pastor of the New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colo., also makes an appearance in the film, arguing for the right of evangelicals to proselytize the Air Force Academy cadets. The documentary filmed him before his fall from grace during a scandal involving a former male prostitute.
Jacoby worries that such incidents are affecting U.S. foreign policy. Adds Mikey Weinstein, who formed the Military Religious Freedom Foundation as a result of the film and what happened to his son: "We don't have a Pentagon. We have a Pentecostal-gon. The Constitution doesn't guide them, but the book of Revelations and the New Testament."
Jacoby and Carroll say their film is especially relevant today in light of the war on terror and President Bush's use of words like "crusade" to describe the Iraq War. Carroll warns that "we're on the cusp of a religious war that could destroy the 21st century," if we give in to fundamentalism.