Marines Pursue 'Expeditionary Energy,' Aim to Become Less Dependent on Contractors

By Zachary M. Peterson / January 14, 2010 at 5:00 AM
The Marine Corps continues to bolster its efforts to use and develop "expeditionary energy" sources in war zones to become less dependent on contractors and avoid the overuse of "tenuous" supply lines, Marine Commandant Gen. James Conway said today. "There will be some up-front expenditure, but we've got to bite that bullet for the long term to develop an organic capability to go anywhere -- go to the moonscape, turn it into home and operate," Conway said at the Surface...

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