The Department of Defense has released its annual spending report for the Fiscal Year 2021. The report revealed the Defense Department spent 10.5-billion dollars in personnel and contract funding in Missouri last fiscal year. The biggest beneficiary was the St. Louis area, which netted a lion’s share of the federal largesse–8.8-billion dollars, with Boeing Corporation receiving 6.9-billion dollars of that amount. Pulaski County and Fort Leonard Wood received 255.3-million dollars in contract funding in FY-2021 and 617 million dollars in personnel funding. In FY 2020, Missouri received 12.5-billion dollars in D-O-D personnel and contract funding.