The Air Force Still Can’t Explain Why It Spent $1,280 On A Coffee Cup

In fairness we’ll bet it was a really cool cup.

(From Task and Purpose)

“While I appreciate that the Air Force is working to find innovations that would help save taxpayer dollars, it remains unclear why it cannot find a cheaper alternative to a $1,280 cup,” Grassley said in a statement on Friday…

…Earlier this month, Grassley sent a letter to Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, in which he inquired about what the Air Force calls “hot cups” — metal cups similar in size to a French press which he said cost the service $56,000 over the last three years.

Some contractor, somewhere, did very nicely selling these mugs. I hope they at least keep the coffee warm.

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