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With the issue of climate change only becoming more prevalent, it is of the utmost significance that we reduce our fossil fuel reliance and begin looking for alternative fuel sources in earnest; and we appear to be doing so, to an extent anyway. In fact, the United States Navy, a known petroleum guzzler, is actually beginning to switch to green energy. One might even say it is becoming a model example for how countries can drastically reduce their fossil fuel consumption. Initially, the concept of a  “Great Green Fleet” was met with much resistance when it was first posed by ...

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In the wake of expanding foreign economies, the United States of America is making more of a push than ever to continue innovating its already highly developed technologies. Yet, despite constantly developing, fortifying, and experimenting with new technologies, it can be difficult to determine just how effective a project is or could be without first putting it to the test in the field. It is for this reason that, this year primarily, the American military is making a particular effort to utilize ground troops like Marines and sailors in first implementing recently developed technologies. ...

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While American military prowess is often depicted as the most powerful in the world, the question of why largely goes unexplained. Sure, we realize that our capacity for technology and budget for defense exceeds that of other countries, but what, really, distinguishes the United State military from another Western industrialized country, like, say, England? Well, while there’s certainly a variety of answers, the clearest is this: our navy. The American Navy gives the United States the ability to project power anywhere in the world at any given time, fortifying our global presence as a ...

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