• Stacy Closson
    Civilian Stacy Closson • North Dakota

    Dr. Stacy Closson joined Truman as a Security Fellow with the DC Chapter in 2010. She had just returned from seven years in Europe pursuing a PhD in international relations from the London School of Economics and post-doctoral research on energy and state development in Eurasia. She was a Presidential Management Fellow at the Department… Read more »

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    Former Foreign Service Officer Victor Marsh • Colorado

    “While we have incredible technology to drill further down and squeeze oil even from the rocks beneath our earth’s surface, we need to ask ourselves what happens next.”

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    Fmr Major Jonathan Morgenstein - Virginia

    “I witnessed first-hand how energy is the foundation of all modern economic activity and therefore societal stability.”

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    Fmr. CPT Michael Morford • Army • Texas

    “Until our military weans off dependence on petroleum, our nation’s security will remain at the mercy of foreign oil producing nations.”

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    Hanna Grene • Civilian • California

    “I have dedicated my career to finding market-based strategies to fight climate change by supporting clean energy innovation and employment…”

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    Fmr. 1st LT Joe Tate • Marines • Michigan

    “One of my most vivid memories during my deployment as a Marine in Southern Afghanistan was providing security for a fuel truck…”

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    Fmr. SrA Tim Goodrich • Air Force • California

    “All of these experiences opened my eyes to the role our fossil fuel addiction plays in the formulation of our foreign policy.”

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    Fmr. CPT Sarah Barbo • Army • Michigan

    “This is one of the top issues of our time. And, it is solvable—”

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    Fmr. SrA Rob McCulloch • Air Force • District of Columbia

    “We’ve essentially grown too accustomed to resources that seem cheap and easy but in reality…”

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    Fmr. PO1 Shawn Van Diver • Navy • California

    “Throughout my 12 years in the U.S. Navy, I made the dreaded Strait of Hormuz transit many times…”

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