Center for Strategic Communication

Law360 wrote an article about President Obama’s recent selection of Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, USN (Ret.) to lead the Navy’s energy efficiency efforts. Adm. McGinn is the CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), but had a long career in the U.S. Navy. ASP’s Senior Fellow Andrew Holland believes it was a great choice. From the article:

Although he is coming from an advocacy job, McGinn previously served 35 years in the Navy, which will make it difficult for opponents of military green energy spending to paint him as a political hack, according to Andrew Holland, senior fellow for energy and climate at the American Security Project.

“I know Adm. McGinn, and I don’t think he will intensify the partisan divide. I think he will help bridge the divide,” Holland said.  “He’s first and foremost a retired admiral, and his record of service should be be beyond reproach for Republicans and Democrats alike.”

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