Friday, April 30, 2010

Why Does It Cost Roughly $1 Million A Year To Support The Deployment Of A Single Soldier To Afghanistan

Pentagon Doles Out Sweetheart Deals For Wartime Supplies -- The Danger Room

According to White House budget estimates, it costs roughly $1 million a year to support the deployment of a single soldier to Afghanistan. Ever wonder why it costs so much? Landlocked country, long supply lines, poor infrastructure, yadda yadda. But how about another possible contributing factor: The reliance of the Pentagon’s main supply agency on no-bid contracts?

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My Comment:
I am definitely in the wrong type of work.

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