U.S. will be stronger with realistic energy policy
July 8, 2010
From the Anchorage Daily News editorial staff: Robin Eckstein knows about U.S. dependence on foreign oil in more ways than one. She served as a truck driver with the Army’s 1st Armored Division in Iraq, ferrying fuel and water for her fellow soldiers. She left the service in 2007, but she since has found another way to serve, as a member of Operation Free.
Operation Free is a coalition of military veterans and national security groups dedicated to American energy independence. They want a sustainable national energy policy that weans the United States from dependence on oil from nations that don’t share our values and interests, mitigates damages of climate change and provides “green jobs” for young vets after service in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read more