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Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus receives a fuel sample of alternative fuel from Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Shalen Shivers while aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110).
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PACIFIC OCEAN (Jan. 20, 2016) Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus receives a fuel sample of alternative fuel from Gas Turbine Systems Technician (Mechanical) 3rd Class Shalen Shivers while aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110). Mabus and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack flew out to William P. Lawrence to witness it replenishing its tanks with the fuel, made from waste beef fat, from the fleet replenishment oiler USNS Guadalupe (T-AO 200) as part of the Department of the Navy's Great Green Fleet initiative that demonstrates the sea service's efforts to transform its energy use. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Armando Gonzales)

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