GRETNA, Va. - Capps Shoe Co. has received a new contract to produce men's dress shoes for the Army and the Marine Corp.
Media outlets say the U.S. Department of Defense announced the four-year $24 million contract Wednesday.
Capps' Gretna factory has produced the military shoes since 1994.
The company also has a separate five-year contract to produce women's dress shoes for the Army, Navy and Air Force. That contract was awarded in 2010.
The Gretna factory employs 160 workers.
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