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Affiliate Program Aims to Empower Returning War Veterans Through Conservation and Angling

7/16/2012 // By Les Welsh

National Wildlife Federation’s Oregon affiliate, the Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS), is preparing to launch an exciting and innovative program that aims to help returning war veterans develop new skills and ways of responding to stress while learning to preserve …

6 Ways to Honor Veterans and the Great Outdoors this Nov. 11

11/9/2011 // By Patricia Tillmann

  I grew up in a military family as passionate about recycling and nature as it was about patriotism and public service. I guess it’s no surprise these twin passions drive my favorite Veterans Day activities: thanking the veterans in my life …

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This Veterans Day, Consider The Consequences Of Our Oil Dependence

11/10/2010 // By Max Greenberg

Tomorrow, on Veterans Day, I want us to renew the fight for climate and energy action. I intend the above cartoon as a tongue-in-cheek tribute to full-throttle calls to arms of wars past, but I think it serves a purpose …

Memorial Day – Vets Launch Ad for Clean American Power

5/27/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Let’s enjoy our burgers and franks this weekend but remember that the mess in the Gulf is an environmental catastrophe that also alarms veterans and active military. Thus a new VoteVets TV ad with stunning footage from the BP Gulf …

Inhofe Insults Pro-Energy Reform Veterans

11/30/2009 // By Miles Grant

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) has a name for those veterans: Attention hogs.

Operation FREE Veterans – Heroes, Not Traitors

10/22/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Veterans of the U.S. armed forces are doing a bus tour around the country speaking on energy independence and climate change as national security matters. Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe called the Iraq and Afghanistan veterans touring with Operation FREE …

National Security and Clean Energy: Operation Free Launches New Push

10/13/2009 // By Miles Grant

A veterans group called Operation Free is launching a national bus tour this week in support of clean energy. The group is highlighting the national security connection of clean energy & climate action — if we can break our dependence …

Breaking: Pro-Polluter Lobbyists Posed as Veterans

9/10/2009 // By Miles Grant

Just in from the Washington Post: Congressional investigators today said they have turned up a 14th forged letter that was sent to a Congressional office criticizing the House’s climate change bill, this one appearing to come from an American Legion …

Retired Republican Senator John Warner on National Security and Climate Change

7/30/2009 // By Larry Schweiger

Today the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on Climate Change and National Security. Former Republican Senator and Secretary of the Navy John Warner spoke along with Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn USN (Ret.) of the …