House Reps. Call Out DOD For Issuing Chinese-Made Boots

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 1:36 PM EDT) -- A bipartisan group of congressmen on Tuesday urged the U.S. Department of Defense to comply with acquisition rules requiring the military to purchase American-made uniforms after reports that some soldiers were wearing boots made in China.

Reps. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., and Michael Michaud, D-Maine, co-wrote a letter with 50 others to DOD acquisitions undersecretary Frank Kendall, saying they disagreed with the reported military issuance of Chinese-made boots to some U.S. soldiers. The House representatives said the alleged issuances were in violation of the Berry Amendment requiring...
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