REF striving to save energy, lives on battlefield
Photo Credit: C. Todd Lopez
Col. Peter A. Newell, director of the Army's Rapid Equipping Force, talked Oct. 18, 2011, at the Pentagon as part of a panel on energy security. Just back from Afghanistan, Newell said he visited seven brigade combat teams there to meet with commanders and noncommissioned officers to discuss the challenges of sustaining Soldiers at the "tactical edge" of the battle field -- where delivering fuel and water are the most difficult.
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