APPLETON, WI (WSAU) - An Appleton manufacturer has been awarded a contract to supply the military with fire and emergency vehicles. Pierce Manufacturing will be building the commercial type specialty trucks between now and November of 2017. The specialty vehicles will be used by the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and a handful of federal civilian agencies. The Department of Defense didn’t state how many vehicles will be built under the contract. The value of the deal is over 382 million dollars.