US Department of Defense
A Pentagon Police Officer checks a stage with a dog before US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel speaks about furloughs during a town hall style meeting at the Department of Defense's MARK Center May 14, 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia. Hagel announced Tuesday that the Department of Defense is reducing to 11 the number of unpaid furlough days that 680,000 of the Pentagon’s civilian employees will have to face through September. The number of furlough days is now half what had been projected early in the year when sequestration cuts kicked in.
The expertise and responsibility for dealing with these conditions obviously falls well outside the Department of Defense ... However, we at the Pentagon do have a legitimate interest in the degree to which these conditions impair the security and stability of key countries.
These people aren’t doing PowerPoint slides in the Pentagon ... They are mostly outside of the Pentagon. They fix our ships, our tanks, our planes. They staff our hospitals. They’re teachers in our schools. I think we are going to seriously adversely affect the productivity in almost all support areas of the Department of Defense.
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