More Military Furlough Impacts

Posted July 19, 2013 at 11:54am

Fox News

“Officials at military bases and other DoD facilities will have some flexibility in scheduling days off. But the furloughs will nevertheless result in non-essential civilian workers missing one paid workday a week — a roughly 20 percent pay cut — over the next three months.”

“Virginia’s Hampton Roads, which encompasses the massive Naval Station Norfolk, is expected to be among the country’s hardest-hit communities — considering it has 14 military and Coast Guard facilities. Roughly half the regional economy is tied to the Defense Department.”