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9:07 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Furloughs Hit Military in Delaware

Credit Delaware National Guard

Those civilians who work for the military in Delaware are being hit with mandatory furloughs.

Today marks the first of several months for some 14-hunered employees due to budget cuts.

WBOC reports that the Pentagon says most of the civilians will be furloughed one day each week over the next three months amounting to a 20 percent pay cut.

Military officials in Dover told the Wilmington News Journal that more than 1-thousand workers at the 436th and 512th Airlift Wings, the Air Force Mortuary operations and the Armed Forces Medical Examiner System will be impacted. 

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11:44 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Federal Budget Cuts Could Hit U.S. Naval Academy

Credit U.S. Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - U.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes.

Academy spokesman Cmdr. John Schofield tells WBAL-AM that the cuts will mean furlough days.

Schofield says civilian employees of the Department of Defense must take 11 furlough days between July 8 and Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year. He says that will mean taking one day each week or two days per pay period as furlough days. About half of the faculty members at the school are civilian employees.

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