Offshore drilling foes running dry

"Efforts to develop our coastal energy resources would actually make Americans safer by reducing the national-security threats that arise from foreign-oil dependence." William Schachte, Jr, retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral and South Carolina chair of Vets4Energy



American crude oil exports are a game changer

The reality is that the U.S. is the only major oil and natural gas producing country in the world not transferring excess supplies into the global market. Due to antiquated energy policy from the Nixon era, the U.S. remains unable to export crude oil...



Editorial: Keystone's easy symbolism

President Obama did little to combat climate change by killing the Keystone XL pipeline the other day. State Department studies showed the pipeline would reduce CO2 emissions by eliminating the need for truck and rail transport.



Products Made from Petroleum

The average U.S. citizen uses 3 gallons of refined petroleum products each day. Which of these do you use on a regular basis?



Iran deal puts our security at risk

Those of us who make it a point to stay up-to-date on foreign affairs are taking great interest in the Iran deal that is aimed at stopping the volatile country from developing nuclear weapons.



Loren continues his dedication to public service

When 63-year-old retired Rear Adm. Don Loren first took his oath of office 32 years ago, he never thought the Navy would encompass his entire life. "I was always inclined to public service..."



Brigadier General Amundson's reflections on Memorial Day

"A lot of people travel on Memorial Day weekend and forget to honor our fallen veterans. Itís easy to forget the significance of what it means to serve an ideal that is bigger than all of us."



Memorial Day - Remembering Those Who Served

Some Americans have no idea what Memorial Day is all about. The National Moment of Remembrance Act encourages Americans to remember and to share a moment of silence at 3 PM.



V4E Letter to Chicago Mayor Emanuel

Vets4Energy Illinois voices opposition to any higher ethanol mandates.



Economic Strength Through Energy Independence

What's the one area that we know for sure that can create new, good-paying jobs for America's veterans? The energy sector.