Operation Free: Military Vets Say Climate Change and Imported Oil Is A National Security Issue

08/31/10 Robert Lorei
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Good afternoon, welcome to Radioactivity…. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up we’ll meet a group of veterans who say that America’s dependence on oil—especially imported oil is a national security issue.

Later we’ll hear about the impact of Third Parties on American history.

But first, one listener comment about last Thursday’s program on which we talked about the competing rallies scheduled in Washington DC last weekend: One sponsored by radio talk show host Glenn Beck and the others sponsored by civil rights activists.

First up today: climate change and US dependence on imported oil are national security issues, according to our guests who are military veterans and members of Operation Free. Members of the group have been touring the country and meeting with members of congress to put the country on a path to clean energy.

Our guests are Col. Dan Nolan, US Army (retired). Col. Nolan is a 26 year veteran of the US Army and current resident of Tampa.

During his military career, Col. Nolan commanded the 1st Armored Division Artillery in Germany and Kosovo as well as served as principal advisor to General Tommy Franks at U.S. Central Command.

Lt. Gen. Norman Seip, USAF (ret.) * Depending on his flight that morning** Lt. Gen. Norman Seip is the former commander of the 12th Air Force (Air Forces Southern) in Arizona and the former Deputy Combined Forces Air Component Commander for U.S. Central Command where he directly supported air combat operations in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.

Jonathan Murray is a Florida native and Marine who served on active duty from 1997 to 2001.

You can find out more about Operation Free by going to Operation Free

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