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Number of career officers in IDF rose 12% in last six years, at billions of shekels cost
The increase, a figure the IDF has downplayed due to the sensitivity of the debate over Israel's defense budget, is estimated to have raised the military’s salary expenses by half a billion to a billion shekels each year.
The number of career soldiers in the army has ballooned by 12 percent over the past six years, Haaretz has learned. The increase, a figure the Israel Defense Forces prefers not to emphasize during debates over the defense budget,...
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