Scott Air Force Base spokeswoman Karen Petitt says the affected workers were notified Sunday that they should be back on the job Monday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel announced Tuesday that the total number of furlough days has been reduced from 11 to six.
In March, the nation took time to ponder the 10th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq and what lessons we might glean from one of the longest wars in American history.
February brought us an odd almost ironic series of events. It included the President’s State of the Union Address that was largely focused on the American economy and other domestic issues such as immigration and gun control.
Charlie Brennan – Friday, February 1st – Chili and Superbowl, Don Lents on Mayor Ed Koch, Nick Turse on Vietnam War
Charlie talks with Jane Butel about making the best chili; with Don Lents about the passing of former NY Mayor Ed Koch; with Bryan Edwards about restaurants’ gratuity fees; with Nick Turse about the Vietnam War; and with Prof. Richard Vedder about labor-force decline & soaring gov’t benefits.
Hagel’s nomination has caught some flack because of charges that he is a weak supporter of Israel.