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THOMAS D. KRAEMER, a Commander in the U.S. Navy, is a 22-year veteran of the U.S. Navy Submarine Force. He entered the Navy under the Nuclear Power Officer Program, and has since served on four different nuclear powered fast attack submarines. He has deployed seven times to every ocean in the world, including under the polar ice cap. He is a veteran of both Operation DESERT STORM and Operation IRAQI FREEDOM. Most recently, Commander Kraemer has served in the Pentagon for the Director of Naval Intelligence and at Submarine Group Two and Submarine Tactical Development Squadron Twelve in Groton, Connecticut. His next assignment will be at the Naval Submarine School. Commander Kraemer received a bachelor’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame, and is a 2006 graduate of the U.S. Army War College.
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Authored by Commander Thomas D. Kraemer.
In his 2006 State of the Union address, President Bush proclaimed that "America is addicted to oil, which is often imported from unstable parts of the world." The plan he then proposed is step one in weaning America from its addiction, and is a necessary but not fully sufficient step to ensuring our future national security through Middle East Oil independence.