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Armed services are urged to stock kitchens with Gulf seafood

Armed services are urged to stock kitchens with Gulf seafood --The board is gearing up for a large-scale national marketing propaganda campaign, with $30 million in BP money and millions more in federal [taxpayer] dollars, to [lie and] reassure restaurants and markets across the country that Gulf seafood is safe. 07 Dec 2010 Navy Secretary Ray Mabus, who doubles as President Barack Obama's point man on Gulf Coast oil spill recovery, is pressing America's armed services to consume as much Gulf seafood as possible. Navy Capt. Beci Brenton said Monday that Mabus has talked with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates and the secretaries of the Air Force and Army, and his staff has talked to the Defense Commissary Agency, which operates a worldwide chain of stores for military personnel, making the point "that we should be buying Gulf Coast seafood."