Fracking Good Times: North Dakota Tops U.S. Income Gains

North Dakota leads the nation in personal income growth. No other state even comes close.



Veteran Meetings/Third Party Outreach/Events

Vets4Energy Chairman Phil Panzarella participated on a panel debate for the 10th District with Candidates Barbara Comstock and John Foust.



Building an Asian Energy Buyers' Club

Asia lacks the emergency petroleum reserves enjoyed by European and North American countries. Thus the Asia-Pacific region is uniquely vulnerable to the crippling oil shocks that will no doubt come.



From Seoul to Mexico City, pressure mounts to ease U.S. oil export ban

Washington is facing growing international pressure to ease its long standing ban on crude oil exports, with South Korea and Mexico joining the European Union in pressing the case for U.S. oil shipments overseas.



Nevada State AFL-CIO Convention

Vets4Energy Rear Admiral Don Loren, USN (Ret.) addressed the Nevada State Annual Constitutional Convention where he stressed national security imperatives, energy independence, veteran employment, and a strong relationship with the trade unions.



Drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico and the compatibility with military operations.

Major General Bill Hodgkins USAF (Ret.) (right) met with US Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL) about the compatibility of drilling in the eastern Gulf of Mexico with military operations.



Vets4Energy on radio talk-show, "Energy New Mexico"

Vets4Energy on radio talk-show, "Energy New Mexico" on KKOB-AM 770. The topic of discussion was "energy as a national security issue" with Guest Vets4Energy State Chairman Capt. Dave McElwee.



The New York Annual Cigar Herf Charity Event

The New York Annual Cigar Herf Charity Event was held at West Point, where Vets4Energy State Chairman Charlie Baranyai emceed the event.



House GOP urges Interior to open up new offshore drilling areas

More than 160 House Republicans are urging the Obama administration to open up more areas to offshore drilling in a new five-year lease plan for oil and gas development.



Congressman Dan Lipinski's Veterans Fair

Vets4Energy hosted a booth at Congressman Dan Lipinski's Veterans Fair at the John Oremus Center in Bridgeview, Illinois. Field Directors operated the booth and had the opportunity to meet and speak with several Veterans about the Illinois Energy Forum and Vets4Energy program.