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WINTER 2017

Navy magazine is distributed on Capitol Hill,the Pentagon and naval bases around the world. It provides information that impacts Sailors, their families and the Navy. Navy is published quarterly by the Association of the United States Navy (AUSN).

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I n October of 2009, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus (SECNAV) announced five "bold, ambitious goals" for the Department of the Navy (DoN) to reduce its energy consumption. At the time, the Department of Defense (DoD) was the world's largest consumer of petroleum, with the DoN the second- largest user at about 29.5 million barrels a day (the Air Force was first). Recognizing that a heavy reliance on petroleum not only cost the country millions, but also weakened our strategic position and tactical performance, SECNAV demanded radical action. « 23 Association of the United States Navy TURNING THE NAVY Diverse energy sources promote energy independence and save millions. By Diana B. West

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