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Is our Military Personnel being overpaid Can someone really put a price on a job to defend our country In the US Weekly Society Column it stated the US Military overpays its enlisted members and they need a reduced rate I read that one quote over and over but still I cant see where they get the factual statement that proves the military to be overpaid Its hard for me to sit here and not speak about this topic I am married to an active service member Although society believes our military soldiers are over paid our soldiers have to settle with below minimum wages with no overtime and spend half of their enlistment overseas away from family fighting for our societies freedom Society views the military pay wages is extremely high I recently read that they wanted to put a freeze on the government spending These people only see a very small piece of the puzzle A piece that is far more complex than one knows An example of this is President Bush wants to pass another multibillion dollar bill for the military What you dont realize is that it is for the supplies and equipment they need to do their jobs None of this contact is received by the soldiers themselves Also they see that the military families can receive government housing or BAH Basic Allowance Housing this being extra money for rent or payment on a home A few other amenities are over seas pay food allowance separation pay etc Once again society only sees the small piece What they dont realize is by breaking everything down what the soldier is actually paid is quite different Unfortunately military personnel have to settle with below minimum wages and no over time Say for intense you take the average pay at 24000 per year this based on an E-4 wage after breaking this wage down the soldier makes around three cents an
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