Monday, June 17, 2013

Military announces furloughs

PANAMA CITY, Fla. -- Military officials say at least 2,100 civilian employees working at Tyndall Air Force Base and Naval Support Activity Panama City will be affected when furloughs begin July 8. About 700 Department of Defense civilians work at Tyndall, with furloughs scheduled through Sept. 30. There are 1,474 people at the Navy base who will be furloughed. According to the DoD, the cuts would reduce pay about 20 percent over the furlough period. (Source: News Herald, 06/17/13)