Thursday , 17 October 2019

Tag Archives: eco-friendly

The Great Green Fleet

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus discussed the importance of the great green fleet at Boston Navy Week.  He talked about this year’s demonstration at this years Rim of the Pacific exercise. “The carrier and the submarine will be running on nuclear power, but everything else; the aircraft, the surface combatants, will be on a 50/50 blend of regular aviation …

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The Environment Becomes A National Security Concern

Climate and environmental change are emerging as national security threats that weigh heavily in the Pentagon’s new strategy, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta told an environmental group. “The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security,” Panetta said here at a reception hosted by the Environmental Defense Fund to honor the Defense Department in advancing clean energy …

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Going Green: Beach Cleanup

Members of the Navy Misawa CPO 365 Program spent the morning cleaning up the local Misawa Fish Port. More than 30 Misawa Air Base chief petty officers and board-eligible first class petty officers worked together to help the community pick up trash and help beautify the areas in the local community. “Were here this morning to help out our host …

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Going Green: Paper, No More Plastic

Taking care of the environment is something that every military community can be a part of, and in Italy, even the Commissary is doing their part.  The Naples commissary is going green by eliminating plastic bags. The change is a result of an Italian law banning the use of plastic bags in grocery stores.  Using paper or reusable bags helps …

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Earth Day, Every Month

Troops for Trash is a monthly program for service members stationed at Osan Air Base in Korea. Volunteers meet up to get active by walking, cleaning up litter and building relationship with locals. What are you doing this Earth Day weekend? [youtube QBZjoE_qSL4 nolink] By Staff Sgt. Michael Watkins, AFN Korea ———- Disclaimer: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement …

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