Mississippi Garment Maker Awarded $10.6 Million Military Uniform Contract

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Navy recruits are fitted in their dress blue jumper top, traditionally known as the “Crackerjack.”
Recruits from Division 904 are fitted by Navy Exchange Uniform Issue employees in their new dress blue jumper top, traditionally known as the “Crackerjack,” at Recruit Training Command, October 27, 2016. (Seth Schaeffer/U.S. Navy)

GOLDEN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi apparel manufacturer has been awarded a $10.6 million contract for military clothing.

The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports that the award means Golden Manufacturing Co. in the Tishomingo County town of Golden will continue to make garments for the military.

The newspaper reported Friday that the contract is the first of three one-year options issued by the U.S. Defense Logistics Agency associated with a contract awarded in May 2019. The company produce garments for the Navy and the Army.

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