WNR Top Story: Billions for Boeing

An Italian Air Force Boeing KC-767 tanker refuels a U.S. Air Force Boeing B-52H-150-BW Stratofortress over the Mojave Desert in 2007.

Thousands of people fly back and forth in the Boeing company’s commercial airliners every day. What these thousands may not know is that the Pentagon spends billions of dollars on government contracts with Boeing. The company provides the Departments of Defense, Homeland Security, US allies and more with products and services that couldn’t be farther from those found at your local airport. Kate Aronoff has the story.