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Retrosort Family

While some military men and women deployed to Afghanistan consider their team their family, one unit is actually just that... a family.

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Recycling Plant Preserves Resources, Plans for Earth Day

Story by Lance Cpl. Paul Peterson From Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — Recycling is more than environmentally friendly, it’s sound resource management. Managing resources is a must for military installations and with Earth Day approaching fast, Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune is hitting some impressive numbers thanks to recycling operations aboard the base. “Based off the numbers from …

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Smaller Carbon Footprint Means Fewer Risks, Official Says

By Cheryl Pellerin, American Forces Press Service From  WASHINGTON, D.C. – A hard push by the Defense Department and the military services to reduce dependence on fossil fuels will shrink risks on the battlefield along with the Pentagon’s carbon footprint, a DOD official said. Oliver Fritz is deputy director for policy in the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense …

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Going Green – Eco-Friendly Installations

As part of the Army’s overall effort to conserve precious resources, the Army Reserve will now have facilities that will reduce the amount of waste it produces – by only using the energy it can generate. This pilot program will be using net zero installations.  Net zero means that these installations will consume only as much energy or water as …

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