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2481. Utilities and services: sale; expansion and extension of systems and facilities. 2482. Commissary stores: private operation, §2481. Utilities and services: sale; expansion and extension of systems and facilities (a) Under such regulations and for such periods and at such prices as he may prescribe, the Secretary of a military department or his designee may sell or contract to sell to purchasers witliin or in the immediate vicinity of an activity of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps, as the case may be, any of the following utilities and related services, if it is determined that they are not available from another local source and that the sale is in the interest of national defense or in the public interest: (1) Electric power. (2) Steam. (3) Compressed air. (4) Water. (5) Sewage and garbage disposal. (6) Natural, manufactured, or mixed gas. (7) Ice. (8) Mechanical refrigeration. (9) Telephone service. (b) Proceeds of sales under subsection (a) shall be credited to the appropriation currently available for the supply of that utility or service. (c) To meet local needs the Secretary of the military department concerned may make minor expansions and extensions of any distributing system or facility within an activity through which a utility or service is furnished under subsection (a). § 2482. Commissary s to r e s: private operation Private persons may operate commissary stores under such regulations as the Secretary of Defense may approve. CHAPTER 149.--ISSUE TO ARMED FORCES Sec. 2511. Reserve components: supplies, services, and facilities. § 2511. Reserve components: supplies, services, and facilities (a) The Secretary concerned shall make available to the reserve components under his jurisdiction the supplies, services, and facilities of the armed forces under his jurisdiction that he considers necessary to support and develop those components. (b) Whenever he finds it to be in the best interest of the United States, the Secretary concerned or his representative may issue supplies of the armed forces under his jurisdiction to the reserve components under his jurisdiction, without charge to the appropriations for those components for the cost or value of the supplies or for any related expense. (c) Whenever he finds it to be in the best interest of the United States, the Secretary of the Army or the Secretary of the Air Force,