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The government buys a huge range of products and services, from military aircraft to common office supplies. We looked at how 7 leading companies manage procurement, and whether the federal government follows similar practices.
The 2017 hurricane season was among the most devastating on record:
Harvey dropped over 50 inches of rain.
Irma was the strongest Atlantic hurricane on record, with peak winds of 185 miles per hour.
Maria knocked out power grids in Puerto Rico and St. Croix.
For the military to operate in environments contaminated by chemical and biological warfare agents, the Department of Defense (DOD) has developed collective protection equipment to provide a protected environment for group activities.
The military exchanges operate retail stores similar to department stores in more than 1,500 locations worldwide. The exchanges stock merchandise from many sources, including name-brand companies, brokers and importers, and overseas firms.