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Army slashing 8,700 jobs as budget cuts begin

With deeper budget cuts looming, the Pentagon is starting to cut back by trimming the Defense Department’s civilian workforce.

The Army said Thursday it is moving forward with plans announced in July to cut about 8,700 positions, using a mix of early retirement offers, buyouts and attrition to trim the jobs by the end of the fiscal year in late September.

 

From the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/post/army-slashing-8700-jobs-as-budget-cuts-begin/2011/12/08/gIQAOWRxhO_blog.html?tid=sm_twitter_washingtonpost

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