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"U.S. military-run slot machines earn $100 million a year from service members overseas"

The Bread Guy

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... The machines are managed by the MWR (Morale, Welfare, and Recreation) groups of the respective military branches, which purport to "deliver high-quality, customer-focused programs and services that contribute to resiliency, retention, readiness and quality of life."

A Pentagon report in the early 2000s claimed that without the slot machines, the MWR groups would not be able to afford other amenities for military members such as golf courses and family activity centers. DOD spokeswoman Cmdr. Nicole Schwegman echoed that argument, telling NPR the machines "contribute significantly to the non-appropriated fund and many other recreation and entertainment overseas programs." ...
 

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It goes to support places like Chievres, Belgium, USAF base (no A/C posted there) in the middle of nothing, where there is a Burger King, a full PX, and a commissary. Great posting. And a great place for NATO to shop.
 

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