Will Trump and Zinke Protect our Public Lands and our Military History through the Antiquities Act?· Huffington Post
As past readers know, I believe that when we as veterans swore to defend America, the commitment included protecting our nation’s public lands. These lands provide places for reflection but also recreation; for solace as well as sportsmanship.
Bears Ears and Gold Butte National Monuments Honor Our Service· Huffington Post
Thanks to President Obama, the new national monuments at Bears Ears and Gold Butte will provide areas for future generations to enjoy exploring nature and learning about the history of indigenous cultures.
VET VOICE FOUNDATION THANKS PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR DESIGNATING GOLD BUTTE AND BEARS EARS NATIONAL MONUMENTS· Vet Voice Foundation
“Gold Butte is a unique area in Nevada that deserved permanent protection. Areas like these inspire many veterans and remind them of how important their sacrifice was for future Americans.
Congressman Zinke Statement by Vet Voice Foundation· Vet Voice Foundation
I am optimistic about and support the nomination of Congressman Ryan Zinke to lead the Department of the Interior.
Veterans and tribal advocacy groups launch Navajo radio ad education effort highlighting benefits of cutting natural gas waste on tribal lands· Vet Voice Foundation
“Protecting Mother Earth and our air is our moral obligation. We need our officials to continue to defend these commonsense rules and put an end to waste.”
Veterans Applauds Senate for Passing a National Defense Authorization Act without Damaging Conservation Riders· Vet Voice Foundation
Anti-conservation provisions would have undercut the incredible collaborative process by federal agencies, state agencies, private land owners, and other western partners to conserve wildlife habitat.
BLM rule would cut natural gas waste, protect air quality on tribal lands
Not only must we take steps to ensure our oil and gas reserves are developed responsibly, but we also have a moral duty to ensure energy is not wasted when many Native Americans are without access to reliable electricity and heat.
Arctic Leases Out· Vet Voice Foundation
Thank you President Obama for listening to the call of coastal communities, scientists, and the large majority of Americans who recognize that offshore drilling is too risky and too dirty to allow.
The importance of a clean "NDAA"
The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is a United States federal law specifying the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense. Each year’s NDAA can also include other provisions, or riders. We...
Veterans support efforts to preserve special lands in the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument· Press Release
Today nearly 200 veterans released a letter thanking New Mexico Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich for working to safeguard the wildest lands within the Organ Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.