Scott Air Force Base
Tim Cantwell received a 4.8 percent raise to make just under $128,000 to run an airport with 14 employees and an annual deficit of $1.4 million.
The jobs are being phased out in a unit that provides technical services at Scott Air Force Base.
Some Illinois members of Congress met Friday with the USAF chief of staff
One of the region’s major employers make efforts to stay open by providing sources of community support.
Supporters of Scott Air Force base say they were not surprised by the cuts announced this week by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.
Mitchell, 35, has taken responsibility for a car crash on November 23, 2007 that killed Collinsville sisters Jessica Uhl, 18, and Kelli Uhl, 13.
Twenty-four-year-old Justin Vangilder made a court appearance Monday in U.S. District Court in East St. Louis. He faces three felony counts of possessing an unregistered destructive device.
Scott Air Force Base spokeswoman Karen Petitt says the affected workers were notified Sunday that they should be back on the job Monday.
The Air Force Office of Special Investigations, or OSI, tells KMOX News the unidentified man died last weekend after shooting himself September 25.
All Scott Air Force Base employees will report to work as usual Tuesday. Those employees deemed “non-essential” will then be given a furlough notice and sent home.