- Kuwait Fuel to FOB: 431 millions of gallons
- Fuel trucks needed: 140,075
- Convoys needed: 9,332
- Soldiers per convoy trip (Fuel trucks, protection, other support): 120
- Soldier trips: 644,360
- Each 1% Fuel Savings: 6,444 Fewer Soldier trips (my italics)
Switching gears from tactical fuel issues to installations, slides 13 - 17 are also good and show hypothetical Army deployment locations for solar, geothermal, wind, and biomass. Sure it's just a Powerpoint dec, but it certainly gives the impression that Bollinger and his staff are thinking through the energy security issue and generating plans to turn things around.
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