Jul 11, 2012
Operation Free Veterans to Host Energy Security Panel Featuring Retired Military Officers from Four Branches of the Armed ServicesBy Julia Kim
Washington, D.C. – On Thursday, July 12, Operation Free, a coalition of veterans working to secure America through renewable energy, will host an educational panel on the military’s clean energy initiatives entitled, “Fueling Our Military in the 21st Century”. The event is being sponsored by Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA).
Military leaders have identified U.S. dependence on oil as a strategic vulnerability, but efforts to reduce the military’s reliance on petroleum as the sole source of fuel have been met with criticism by several members in Congress.
Truman Project Vice President and Operation Free Surrogate Mike Breen will moderate the panel, which will consist of four retired top-level military officials from four of the armed service branches.
What: Panel on energy security and the military’s clean energy efforts
Who: Norm Seip, Lieutenant General, U.S. Air Force (Ret.), Larry Baucom, Rear Admiral, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Stephen Cheney, Brigadier General, U.S. Marine Corps (Ret.), Dan Nolan, Colonel, U.S. Army (Ret.), Truman Project Vice President Mike Breen, Captain, U.S. Army (former)
When: Thursday, July 12, 2012 at 2:30 pm ET
Where: 902 Hart Senate Office Building