A declaration of energy independence

By Vets4Energy Chairman William L. Schachte Jr. - Offshore drilling and fracking would end dependence on foreign oil



This July Fourth, let's celebrate two revolutions

By Vets4Energy Chairman Major General Gary Wattnem.This July Fourth, we can celebrate the beginning of a second American revolution, one that promises to make our nation energy-independent and secure.



Pa. Chamber joins with stakeholders to highlight benefits of shale development on economy

In Pennsylvania, Vets4Energy speaks against higher energy taxes.



Gas tax foes, school funding advocates converge at Capitol

By Vets4Energy Chairman Tony Calderelli. As Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to raise money for schools by taxing gas drillers slams into Republican crosswinds, hundreds of protesters converged on the Statehouse on Tuesday to call on the Legislature to get behind the proposal.



Industry, education advocates face off over gas tax

By Vets4Energy Chairman Tony Caldarelli. Dueling rallies between the natural gas industry and public education advocates sparked some heated exchanges at the state Capitol Tuesday.



Army Captains at event hosted by Pennsylvania House Speaker Turzai

Vets4Energy retired Army Captains James McCormick and Tony Caldarelli appeared at an event hosted by Pennsylvania House Speaker, Mike Turzai (R-Allegheny) at the Marcus Hook refinery in suburban Philadelphia.



Every soldier there was a hero

When 2nd Lt. James McCormick heard the calls for help over the radio from troops caught in an ambush, he scrambled in hopes of getting into the fight. McCormick is currently Vets4Energy program director.



Secretary Moniz Announces the Launch of New Veterans' Utility Industry Transition Effort

This key partnership between the Departments of Energy, Labor, Defense, and Veterans Affairs, and five utility trade associations will recruit and train service members, veterans and military spouses to qualify for high-skilled jobs in the utility industry.



Iran Vows More Oil Exports in Sign OPEC to Keep Exceeding Target

Iran can double oil exports within six months if international sanctions are lifted... OPEC... kept its output quota at 30 million barrels... choosing to defend market share and force higher-cost producers such as U.S. shale companies to slow drilling.



From War To Peace Through Energy

By Vets4Energy South Carolina Chairman: "Perhaps the best tribute we can give them is our concerted effort to lessen the likelihood of future wars."