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Missing gear costs Canadian military a mint

The list of missing gear:
-clothing and kits
-11 weapons and accessories worth $10,733
-16 pieces of telecommunication equipment worth $29,497
-nine desktop computers worth $14,939
-five laptops valued at $17,350
-8,174 lost or damaged pieces of combat gear cost the department $687,629

And just WHO does it cost? WHO pays for this? The military? Ummmm.....Canadian taxpayers.