— The annual cost of an active-duty U.S. troop when all spending associated with fielding him or her – including weapons and operations – is factored into the bottom line. That's the number that the Reserve Forces Policy Board Cost Methodology Project Final Report comes up with (see page 17 of the report, here ). The Reserve Forces Policy Board – you know where this is headed, right? – says a reservist costs only $123,351.
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