Originally posted on: 2007-08-16

Original location: http://blog.chrisheath.us/2007/08/16/443/pentagon-paid-998798-to-ship-two-19-cent-washers/

The company also billed and was paid $455,009 to ship three machine screws costing $1.31 each to Marines in Habbaniyah, Iraq, and $293,451 to ship an 89-cent split washer to Patrick Air Force Base in Cape Canaveral, Florida, Pentagon records show.

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