posted on Mar, 10 2005 @ 06:26 PM
I know in Australia the pay CAN be quite good and the government look after their defence "staff" quite well, however, hardly anyone is in it for
The ones that are quickly drop out..what value do you put on your life? On being maimed and spending the rest of your life in constant pain? Of living
every moment not knowing if it will be your last? Seeing the horric things that happen during war? Most people do it for the better..ment(?) of
mankind, protect their country, make themselves feel good by helping others etc..
Bare basic salary for reserves from memory is around the $80 mark/day after basic training and can go up to closer to $200/day depending on what
specialty you have.