TOUCH A TRUCK

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Bob Sofaly photo One of the trucks on display during Saturday’s Sixth Annual Touch a Truck event at the Beaufort Town Center was Beaufort County Sherrif’s Office’s MRAP, Mine Resistant Ambush Protected, transport. The vehicle which can cost from $500,000 upwards to $1million, was purchased through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program which allows for sale of surplus weaponry and tatical vehicles to local law enforcement angencies, according to an article in Wikipedia. The event was sponsored by the Junior Service League of Beaufort.

One of the trucks on display during Saturday’s 6th annual Touch a Truck event at the Beaufort Town Center was Beaufort County Sherrif’s Office’s Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) transport. The vehicle, which can cost upward from $500,000, was purchased through the Department of Defense’s 1033 program which allows for sale of surplus weaponry and tactical vehicles to local law enforcement agencies, according to Wikipedia. The event was sponsored by the Junior Service League of Beaufort. Photo by Bob Sofaly.

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