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Defense Department Briefs on Civilian Furlough Plans

Washington, DC
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer Robert Hale and Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness Jessica Wright briefed reporters on some of the preparations they are making for the automatic defense cuts scheduled to begin next month unless Congress and the President come to a deficit reduction agreement.

Specifically, they discussed their plan to furlough certain civilian employees.

Updated: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:46pm (ET)

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