Soldier unhappy he has to PAY for gear he was ordered to leave in Afghanistan!

Seriously? I hope this is picked up by someone in Congress. 

Nearly seven billion dollars worth of military equipment was left behind in Afghanistan to be used by the Taliban. That was a Commander-in-Chief decision, not the guys in theater. 

Watch as this soldier explains that today is “turn-in day,” the day where he gives back all the military equipment “that I’ve collected over the last four years on being active duty with the Army with the 82nd Airborne Division.”

“I go to turn in my gear, they want to charge me $500 to $1,000 for gear I was ordered to leave in Afghanistan two years ago,” the soldier says.

Later in the video, the soldier said the actual number was closer to $4,000, providing a receipt for proof.

This order came “as the last two birds [aircraft] were sitting on the tarmac ready to leave, there wasn’t any room for extra gear, extra weight.

“Therefore, we were told to leave it. Some lower-level dudes including myself were like, ‘No, this stuff is expensive. I’m not leaving this. I’m gonna get charged for this when it’s time to leave.'”