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Pentagon Employee Furlough Notices Start

The Defense Department started delivering furlough notices to around 780,000 of its civilian employees Tuesday and is expected to complete the notifications by June 5, the Washington Post reports. Steve Vogel writes workers will go on furlough 11 total days for the remainder of the fiscal year July 8. Navy …

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Marilee Fitzgerald: No Classes for DoD Schools on Furlough Days

The Defense Department’s schools will not have regular classes on the days the Pentagon’s civilian employees go on furlough, the Department of Defense Education Activity’s director has told the American Forces Press Service and the Pentagon Channel. Marilee Fitzgerald said 12-month DODEA employees will be subject to the same furloughs …

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Pentagon Asks Congress to Reprogram $10B

The Defense Department is seeking Congress’ permission to shift $9.6 billion in funds this year to its wartime budget in an effort to manage shortfalls, DoD Buzz reported Monday. Brendan McGarry writes the agency sent lawmakers two funding-related requests for fiscal year 2013 and a separate war funding request for …

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