Sneakers to Women’s Underwear for Troops Skirt Buy-American Law

Sneakers to Women’s Underwear for Troops Skirt Buy-American Law

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An employee takes a new sneaker off the line at the New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc. factory in Lawrence, Massachusetts. The House of Representatives voted this month to require the Pentagon to give U.S. Army recruits American-made athletic shoes, after more than three years of lobbying by New Balance.