- Join Army senior leaders and industry representatives at the 2022 Annual AUSA Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at 1 p.m., for a contemporary military forum “Partners in Army Climate Resilience” to discuss challenges and opportunities in responding to climate change.
- Army climate initiatives involve the entire force and rely on strategic partnerships with local communities, international allies, and private industry. These efforts and relationships will be front and center during the AUSA annual meeting and the Wednesday, “Partners in Army Climate Resilience”
- Hear from Ms. Rachel Jacobson, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy and Environment, as she discusses how the Army is strengthening the resilience of our installations against energy and climate vulnerabilities. The cornerstones of the Army Climate Strategy include critical mission energy assurance, carbon-free power generation, battery storage, microgrids, and protecting installations against climate hazards using conservation practices and nature-based engineering.
- Mr. Doug Bush, the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology, will outline how the Army is working to deliver more combat capability to Soldiers through increased energy supportability and reduced energy demand in key weapon systems.
- Maj. Gen. Kimberly Colloton, Deputy Commanding General for Military and International Operations of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will address the challenges USACE faces as it responds to extreme weather-related disasters.
- The “Partners in Army Climate Resilience” panel on Wed will also include GM Defense and Southern Power will represent industry during the panel. GM Defense will describe its company’s advanced technologies and commercial investments in the field of energy resilience and alternative power. Southern Power will explain the benefits of industry partnerships in tackling climate change.
LINK: View the full Interactive Agenda (ausa.org)