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U.S. Army, Pacific unveils a fleet of 16 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles that the military services in Hawaii are testing in an effort to research efficient, clean and renewable energy sources, and reduce the U.S. military's dependence on petroleum. Soundbite 1: MG Robert F. Matthews, U.S. Army, Pacific Deputy Commanding General Soundbite 2: Charles Freese, General Motors Executive Director of Fuel Cell Activities. Available in high definition.

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This work, U.S. Army, Pacific puts alternate energy to the test, by SSG Richard Colletta, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.22.2012

Date Posted:02.28.2012 10:02PM


Video ID:138491




Location:FORT SHAFTER, HI, USGlobe

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