The best of the U.S. Army’s ‘Going Green’ Pinterest
For those of you who are out of touch with what the young people and Mormons are all about these days, Pinterest is this really big, Facebook-but-for-images type thing, and it’s kind of wild that the Army is on it, because it’s mostly pictures of cats, clothes, and cupcakes. They even have a collection of images for their “green” efforts, from which we plucked a few of our favorites.
MODOC, Ill. — Visiting Patriot, an 11-pound female Bald Eagle and World Bird Sanctuary bird expert Sara Oliver. The meeting took place Feb. 4, 2012 at Eagle Trek 2012 at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kaskaskia Lock & Dam.
Sgt. 1st Class Juan Silva, Support Operations, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, fills a Humvee with B20, a biodiesel, for the first time, recently. The tactical vehicle is participating in the DoD’s Tri-Service Petroleum, Oils and Lubricants Users Group Evaluation. Data from the 8th TSC evaluation and five other B20 evaluation test sites will be compared, later, to determine the future of biodiesel fuel throughout the military.
A two-megawatt solar panel array at Fort Carson, Colo., produces enough power for 540 homes, and is one example of the kinds of tools installations can use to achieve Net Zero energy usage.
U.S. Army at Chicago Auto Show 2012: The Army is participating in the Chicago Auto Show 2012. The show runs through next Feb. 19th at the McCormick Place Convention Center. The U.S. Army has several exhibits including two concept lightweight, diesel-electric hybrid prototypes.
James Muldoon, science officer, U.S. Army Pacific, explains hydrogen fuel cell technology to Sen. Daniel Inouye, Feb. 22, 2012, during a commissioning ceremony at Fort Shafter, Hawaii. The vehicle in the image generated the electricity needed to power the public address system during the ceremony.
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