Marines recruiter ask me about religion?

i called the US Marines recruiter today and he asked me a lot of questions. One of them was "what is your religion" i said "none" so he asked me really you don't believe? i said no i am an atheist. and he was surprise he was like "oh.......well.....ok....." i dont mind the question... show more i called the US Marines recruiter today and he asked me a lot of questions. One of them was "what is your religion" i said "none" so he asked me really you don't believe? i said no i am an atheist. and he was surprise he was like "oh.......well.....ok....." i dont mind the question but why he was so surprise?

I felt really uncomfortably.
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