The U.S. military is leading the way for the country in terms of energy conservation, just as it did during the development of the Internet and global positioning technology, according to a report by the Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate. "The military is doing much, much more than sounding the alarm," said Phyllis Cuttino, the Pew Project's director. The Department of Defense, which is the government's largest user of fossil fuels, is working to decrease its dependence, which "will make us better war fighters," said Navy Secretary Ray Mabus.

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