Vets4Energy hosted a booth at the 96th Annual American Legion Department of Indiana Annual Convention in Indianapolis. Vets4Energy volunteer, US Navy Veteran Michael Wherry manned the booth and planned future visits with other American Legion posts in the future.
July 9th - 12th. 96th Annual Illinois American Legion Convention - Vets4Energy hosted a booth at the 96th Annual Illinois American Legion Convention in Springfield, Illinois.
Vets4Energy's Advisor and National Liaison Rear Admiral Don Loren spoke to American Legion state post commanders and other top leadership, where he addressed the importance of energy security to the country and how it relates to national security, which is why Veterans should be strong advocates.
Rear Admiral Loren spoke to the annual gathering of American Legion state post commanders and American Legion senior leadership, addressing the importance of energy security to our country and how it relates to national security.
500-600 people from all branches of military attended. Vets4Energy Chair George Wuerch attended and handed out literature about Vets4Energy basic issues and RFS.
This Vets4Energy luncheon was with more than 50 veterans (including leaders from the New York State VFW), labor leaders and local residents.
The shale boom and the Jones Act are saving shipbuilding at the 213-year-old Philadelphia Navy Yard. "Less than three years ago, you would have seen an empty dock, empty building dock..." Instead, the company has tripled employment...
V4E Volunteer, Maj. Gen. Bill Hodgkins: "While most out-of-work people simply want the opportunity for a job, Washington seems to have turned a deaf ear to those pleas."
Despite official predictions that the U.S. energy boom will pop like a bubble in the next 20 years, people engaged in drilling for oil and gas - from the financiers to the frackers - see no end to boom times or low gas prices, industry insiders said in Chicago Friday.
By Florida Vets4Energy Chairmen, Gen. Bill Hodgkins (ret.) "What may be lost in the story is how approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project would be a major boost to the U.S. economy, not only because of increased supply of oil, but also because of the tens of thousands of new jobs it will create."