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ADVISORY: Pew to Host Top DOD Officials Discussing National Security Energy Concerns

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the U.S. military, energy is more than just a commodity, it has geopolitical, strategic, and tactical relevance. To better understand this significance, please join The Pew Charitable Trusts for a discussion with senior officials from the Department of Defense, Army, Navy, and Air Force on how our nation's military services are addressing the challenges and opportunities that energy presents to national security planners and operators.

WHAT: Conversation about challenges and opportunities in DOD energy security
WHEN: Monday, Sept. 28, 2015, 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. EDT
WHERE: Register to join us in person at 901 E St. NW; Washington, DC 20004

  • John Conger, Acting assistant secretary of defense for energy, installations, and environment
  • Dennis V. McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations, and environment
  • Miranda A.A. Ballentine, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment, and energy
  • Richard G. Kidd IV, deputy assistant secretary of the Army for energy and sustainability
  • The Honorable John Warner, Senior adviser to the Pew project on national security, energy, and climate, former secretary of the Navy and former U.S. senator from Virginia, will make closing remarks. 
  • The panel will be moderated by Sharon Burke, adviser to the Pew project on national security, energy, and climate and former assistant secretary of defense for operational energy.

The event, Hard Power: Challenges and Opportunities in Energy Security for the Department of Defense, will take place at Pew's offices in Washington, D.C., and via live webcast. These officials will discuss working to maintain national security with clean energy technologies.

Responding to the presentations of our panelists and drawing from her experience as the first assistant secretary of defense for operational energy, Ms. Burke will share her thoughts, moderate the follow-on discussion, and conclude with a question-and-answer session with the audience.

Note: Media must register at least 24 hours in advance to attend. Cameras must be set by 2:45 p.m. Event participants will be available for limited media interviews. Please contact me if you would like to schedule time for an interview before or after the event. If you are unable to attend in person, you can view the live webcast here.


The Pew Charitable Trusts is driven by the power of knowledge to solve today's most challenging problems. Learn more at

Michelle Cadwell Blackston, 202-540-6627,


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Source: PR Newswire (September 25, 2015 - 10:45 AM EDT)

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