Marines to Shift 1,372 Uniformed Jobs to Civilians in 2005

By Thomas Duffy / January 26, 2004 at 5:00 AM
The Marine Corps will shift 1,372 jobs now being done by uniformed Marines to civilian workers, freeing up those Marines to be sent to combat forces around the world, according to an internal message sent out by Commandant Gen. Michael Hagee. The Office of the Secretary of Defense issued a program budget decision last year that directed the Marine Corps to move ahead with the job conversion. The fiscal year 2005 budget request will contain money for the move, Hagee...

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