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On the phone from Afghanistan: Captain Planet

Posted at 11:39 AM on October 12, 2009 by Jeff Horwich (1 Comments)

army4.jpgThe other soldiers in Captain Andrew Lane's unit have given him a special nickname: Captain Planet.

With all the cruddy news coming out of Afghanistan, we went looking for an interview that would give us a little different perspective. In the middle of a war zone, Capt. Lane is pushing the army to be more genuinely "green."

He called us in the middle of the night (he keeps odd hours, I guess) to answer a few questions about it:

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This is a part, of course, of the latest podcast, dated Oct. 10, 2009.

Comments (1)

Send this to the President and his staff!!!

Posted by Franchesca Lane | October 13, 2009 2:35 PM

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