Pocket Money

In addition to October’s $ 2,444,276,312, November’s $ 1,026,316,385, and December’s stocking-filler of $ 15,292,944,072, here’s how the Department of Defense gave away taxpayer’s money in January: Most of the recipients were firms that none of us ever heard of, by the way. Makes you wonder, doesn’t it?

January 2nd – BAE Systems, Norfolk, VA $ 50,180,546
Raytheon Co., Tucson, AZ $ 49,841,643
BAE Systems, Greenlawn, NY $ 24,186,962
January 3rd – Science Applications, McLean, VA $ 222,462,000
January 7th – CSC Applied technologies, Lexington Park, MD $ 60,036,297
Booze Allen Hamilton, et al, McLean, VA $ 121,577,616
January 9th – Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA $ 95,000,000
Applied Systems, Niceville, FL $ 11,655,000
January 10th – BAE Systems, Norfolk, VA $ 80,647,084
CACI Technologies, Chantilly, VA $ 20,624,004
General Dynamics, Minneapolis, MN $ 19,189,504
Marin Engineering, Inglewood, CA $ 15,000,000
Lockheed Martin, Manassas, VA $ 13,278,778
January 11th – Northrop Grumman, San Diego, CA $ 14,098,840
Management and Engineering, El Paso, TX $ 13,922,490
January 14th – TCOM L.L.P., Columbia, MD $ 15,630,688
AECOM Services, Los Angeles, CA $ 15,000,000
Austal Hull 130 Chartering, Mobile, AL $ 6,968,500
January 15th – Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT $ 51,687,173
January 17th – Aliron International, et al, Bethesda, MD $ 99,875,777
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT $ 12,809,431
Global Response Services, Fort Worth, TX $ 6,598,651
January 18th – Northrop Grumman, Woodland hills, CA $ 13,172,882
January 19th – Argon ST Inc., Smithfield, PA $ 8,563,195
January 23rd – Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT $ 11,521.168
January 24th – Lockheed Martin, Moorestown, NJ $ 43,867,055
January 25th – Cubic Simulation Systems, Orlando, FL $ 298,500,000
Patriot Contract Services, Concord, CA $ 10,293,073
Southeast Aerospace, Melbourne, FL $ 19,108,235
January 28th – Chugach World Services, Anchorage, AL $ 31,359,994
C and S Services, et al, Waipahu, HI $ 20,220,000
January 30th – The Matthews Group, Purcellville, VA $ 39,000,000
PPG Industries, Alexander, Ark. $ 19,395,621
Electric Boat Corp., Groton, CT $ 7,289,440

Another $ 4,215,139,157. Easy come, easy go – when you’re spending someone else’s money.