Rep Barrett to host lunch forum at Grand Ledge American Legion

first_img Categories: Barrett News State Rep. Tom Barrett is hosting a free lunch forum on pipeline and energy infrastructure, as well as veterans issues, at the American Legion in Grand Ledge at noon on Saturday.Rep. Barrett will be accompanied by Vets4Energy, a non-profit group of volunteer veterans, to discuss how energy security helps America achieve national security.“Energy is vital to the U.S. Armed Forces and our country’s national security, said Barrett, who serves as a helicopter pilot in the Michigan National Guard. “Being a member of the armed forces myself, I realize how the effectiveness of our military depends on energy.”The forum will also discuss the importance of hiring veterans to help fill new energy jobs and how to find more accessible energy at affordable prices to keep the military strong in force.“I strongly encourage any active military personnel and veterans to come out and join the lunch forum,” said Barrett, of Potterville. “There is much to talk about on the Veterans Energy Pipeline, which helps connect veterans with top jobs in the oil and natural gas industry.”### 12Jul Rep. Barrett to host lunch forum at Grand Ledge American Legionlast_img

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