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Defense Department Furloughs

Pentagon Takes Action To Ease Pain From Harmful Cuts

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 10.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon moved Tuesday to ease the pain of mandatory, unpaid furloughs that civilian employees have had to bear for a month bec...

Hagel Delivers Grim News On Harmful Cuts

AP | LARA JAKES | Posted 09.20.2013 | Politics

JOINT BASE CHARLESTON, S.C. — The audience gasped in surprise and gave a few low whistles as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel delivered the news th...

Amanda Terkel

Furloughed Pentagon Workers Jog On Washington To Protest Sequestration | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

ARLINGTON, Va. -- There are few benefits to being furloughed because of sequestration. Hitting the snooze button without regret, plowing through your ...

Tough Furloughs Set To Begin

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 07.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A day without pay, the first of 11 through September, comes next week for more than 650,000 people who hold civilian jobs with the Defen...

Defense Department To Delay Furloughs

AP | LOLITA C. BALDOR | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Defense Department will delay furlough notices for its civilian employees for about two weeks while officials analyze the impac...