Shutdown Forces Mass Furloughs At DOD's Comptroller Shop

By Christopher J. Castelli / October 2, 2013 at 9:54 PM
The government shutdown has led to furloughs for the vast majority of Pentagon Comptroller Robert Hale's staff, causing major disruptions to the Defense Department's fiscal year 2015 program and budget review, has learned. "Approximately 805 DOD civilians on comptroller staff [are] not exempted under current guidance and are being furloughed," Pentagon spokesman Cmdr. Bill Urban said. As with so many other functions of the department and the U.S. government as a whole, he said, "this is very disruptive."...

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