Truman Center Statement on EPA and NHTSA’s Technical Assessment Report

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For Immediate Release: 18 July 2016 Contact: Sydney Tate, Truman Center Statement on EPA and NHTSA’s Technical Assessment Report  Washington, DC – In response to EPA and NHTSA’s release of a technical assessment report kicking off the midterm review of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards, Justin Ford, U.S. Army Veteran and Director… Read more »

Operation Free Has Joined the Bring Back Solar Alliance

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CONTACT: Sydney Tate (202) 216-9723 Chandler Sherman (702) 608-7637 OPERATION FREE HAS JOINED THE BRING BACK SOLAR ALLIANCE Las Vegas, Nev. – Bring Back Solar announced today that Operation Free, a nationwide coalition of veterans and national security experts, has joined the Bring Back Solar Alliance. Operation Free is an advocacy campaign of the Truman… Read more »

Solar Ready Vets Partnership Announcement


The Truman Center and Operation Free are very excited to announce our participation in the DOE Sunshot Initiative’s Solar Ready Vets program. Solar Ready Vets is a solar-jobs training program that brings together our nation’s service members and the solar energy industry to prepare military personnel in “transitioning military” status for solar-related careers. The program’s… Read more »

Veterans Join CA Assembly Members to Screen Energy Security Documentary in Sacramento

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Sacramento, C.A. – On Wednesday, February 11th at 5:00pm PT, Operation Free, a nationwide coalition of veterans advocating for clean energy, will join Assembly Veterans Affairs Committee Chairwoman Jacqui Irwin and Vice Chair Devon Mathis to host a public Sacramento screening of new short documentary THE BURDEN. THE BURDEN is the first documentary of its kind to… Read more »

Mike Breen’s Statement on the DoD’s Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap

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Washington, D.C. – Today, Truman Project Executive Director and former U.S. Army Officer Michael Breen released the following statement in response to the release of DoD’s Climate Change Adaptation Roadmap. “This roadmap shows that the impacts of climate change on our U.S. military operations and strategic interests are increasingly severe and happening today”, said Breen. “From rapidly rising seas and storm surge, to extreme weather… Read more »

Mike Breen Headlines 8th Annual Algae Biomass Summit

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Truman Project Executive Director Mike Breen Highlights Need for Expanded Sources of Renewable Energy San Diego, Calif. – Today, former U.S. Army Captain and Truman Project Executive Director Mike Breen spoke at the 2014 Algae Biomass Summit. During his headline address, he highlighted the role that advanced biofuels, like algae, can play in strengthening our… Read more »

True Boots: In the West Wing

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Kristen Rouse, who is part of Operation Free and the Truman National Security Project Defense Council, recalls her experience at the White House presenting her stories about energy security alongside other veterans. This was my first event with the distinguished veterans of Operation Free, and it was truly an honor to get to tell my… Read more »


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