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It’s Earth Day today

by Joern Jeblick
86th Civil Engineer Squadron

We have been celebrating Earth Day since 1970, when U.S. Sen. Gaylord Nelson realized the importance of environmental awareness and education and initiated an environmental teach-in day that in turn generated the Earth Day we know today, as well as the creation of the Environmental Protection Agency and the passage of the Clean Air, Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts.

April 21, 2016 ×


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Earth Day: 21st TSC helps to reduce energy consumption

by Chief Warrant Officer 3 Timothy Hawkes Logistics energy discipline officer

This year, the world will celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Earth Day is an opportunity to rethink our commitment to energy conservation. The 21st Theater Sustainment Command developed its energy discipline program in 2014. The focus of the program this year is to conduct energy assessments during tactical operations and training.

April 16, 2015 ×


Ewa Kondek (left) and Frank Schork (right), from the garrison’s Directorate of Public Works, speak with children from Sembach Elementary School during an Earth Day celebration April 22.

Sembach school goes green

Story and photo by Dijon Rolle
U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Public Affairs

Sembach Elementary School students and staff have added a new hue to their trademark blue and yellow school colors. Members of the garrison’s Directorate of Public Works helped the school go green April 22 as part of an Earth Day celebration.

May 1, 2014 ×