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Congress passes bill to get gov. back in business

Congress passes bill to get gov. back in business

| October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

President Barack Obama signed legislation late Wednesday night bringing federal employees back to work after Congress finally resolved the budget logjam that led to a 16-day shutdown.

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SECDEF receives shutdown brief from senior leaders

SECDEF receives shutdown brief from senior leaders

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

All of the leaders noted, that despite the recall of most civilians and the resumption of many activities, critical programs and benefits remain halted.

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DOD civs recalled

DOD civs recalled

| October 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Once the president signs an appropriation or Congress passes a continuing resolution, furloughed employees will report back to work.

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Odierno interacts at virtual town hall

Odierno interacts at virtual town hall

| September 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

Odierno held the town hall through his Facebook page, and received more than 200 questions and comments during the hourlong event.

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Furloughs cut, but challenges remain ahead

Furloughs cut, but challenges remain ahead

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Readiness of these units was so endangered that leaders determined that furloughs were the best way to find the last $2 billion in savings needed.

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2013 furlough first 22 days, then 11, now reduced to six

2013 furlough first 22 days, then 11, now reduced to six

| August 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

When I announced my decision on May 14 to impose furloughs of up to 11 days on civilian employees to help close the budget gap caused by sequestration, I also said we would do everything possible to find the money to reduce furlough days for our people.

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TAMC furlough town halls answer employees’ questions

TAMC furlough town halls answer employees’ questions

| August 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

Two town halls were held in Kyser Auditorium, July 25, to allow staff an opportunity to ask questions and voice concerns regarding the sequestration furlough.

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Hagel details Defense ‘Plan B,’ if sequestration continues

Hagel details Defense ‘Plan B,’ if sequestration continues

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

If sequestration continues into fiscal year 2014, the Defense Department will be forced to consider involuntary reductions in force for the civilian workforce, draconian cuts to military personnel accounts and a virtual halt to military modernization, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a letter to Senate leaders, July 10.

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SecDef announces 20 percent cuts to HQ staffs by 2019

SecDef announces 20 percent cuts to HQ staffs by 2019

| July 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Pentagon leaders will reduce their staffs by 20 percent as the Defense Department works to craft a strategy-based spending plan that accounts for likely future spending cuts, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said July 16.

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IMCOM employees discuss future at town hall

IMCOM employees discuss future at town hall

| July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

Employees at the U.S. Army Installation Management Command headquarters got an update on the furlough process as they go through the final weeks before implementation during a town hall meeting at the Fort Sam Houston Theatre, recently.

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