KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany -- Conserving natural resources ensures Army readiness, and during October's Energy Action Month, focus is placed on resource management now and throughout the year.

"Energy Action Month reminds everyone that energy and water are key to the Army's mission and our everyday lives. Energy should be used wisely and responsibly," said Maria Meyers-Delay, U.S. Army Garrison Rheinland-Pfalz Directorate of Public Works environmental engineer. "During the month, we are encouraged to look at various ways to save energy and water."