War is big business in South Carolina.
A Post and Courier analysis of five years’ worth of the most recent spending data from the Pentagon’s Office of Economic Adjustment shows $13.1 billion worth of Department of Defense contracts were performed or awarded in the Palmetto State.
Also: One out of every 12 jobs in the state can be traced back to the military.
1 out of every 12 jobs in South Carolina can be traced back to the military.
These are the defense contractors making war big business in the Palmetto State. https://t.co/i5jkP5N956
— The Post and Courier (@postandcourier) July 15, 2019