Marines Announce Expeditionary Energy Strategy

On March 21, 2011, the Commandant of the Marine Corps introduced the Expeditionary Energy Strategy as a new plan to incorporate renewable energy in the Corps. This strategy will increase our combat effectiveness by reducing our need for liquid logistics. In turn, this will save the lives of many Marines. "For every 50 fuel/water convoys we have 1 Marine at risk of being killed . . ." said Col Bob Charette, Dir., Expeditionary Energy Office .