Army Must Tackle Energy Costs In $259B Cuts: Chief Of Staff

Law360, New York (January 27, 2012, 9:20 PM EST) -- The U.S. Army must trim energy costs from its home stations and its operational fuel use to help achieve the U.S. Department of Defense’s target to save $259 billion in the next five years, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. Ray Odierno said Friday.

At a Pentagon press briefing, Odierno said the army should invest in energy programs to limit its energy costs, but did not elaborate on a $7.1 billion investment it had sought from the private sector in August for a 10-year program for...
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