The Army will spend an additional $300 million on bonuses and ads to recruit an additional 6,000 troops. This was put in place by a law passed last year and signed by Obama.
That’s $30,000 per person; and that’s not salary.
Army to spend $300 million on bonuses and ads to get 6,000 more recruits
CLOSE WASHINGTON – The Army plans to spend $300 million in a blitz of bonuses and advertising over the next eight months to recruit 6,000 additional soldiers it needs to fill out its ranks. Legislation approved by Congress and signed late last year by former president Barack Obama halted a years-long drawdown of U.S.