How much does it cost to train a United states cadet to become a soldier? (private)?

I'm trying to find out what it costs to train someone in the US Army. I've heard a value of $50,000 but this seems incredibly low to train someone even to a low level like a private? Hoping someone can give me a roundish figure/educated estimate? I've been doing some searchs on Yahoo but coming up... show more I'm trying to find out what it costs to train someone in the US Army. I've heard a value of $50,000 but this seems incredibly low to train someone even to a low level like a private? Hoping someone can give me a roundish figure/educated estimate? I've been doing some searchs on Yahoo but coming up trumps trying to find any information.
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