Marines going green

Cleveland’s Marine Week closed Sunday with a salute to the men and women in scarlet and gold. But as WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports, the Marines are going green as well.

Tens of thousands of people came to the shores of Lake Erie in Cleveland for Marine Week, taking in everything from air shows to drill teams to the latest in military tech. In many cases, very high-tech.

Sgt. Mathew Robinson was displaying portable charger units for radios that use the same technology as cell phone batteries.

“For us it’s a lighter initiative, we’re trying to go away from all the throw-away batteries, and move to recharge-ables, that way it’s less in the landfill, more use for the Marines… Read more

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