The 2012 Presidential Budget requires the US Army to reduce civilian employees to comply with funding decrease demands. The Department of Army announced today it is moving forward with plans to reduce the size of its civilian employee workforce. The intended 8,700 civilian employee reduction will be completed by 30 September 2012.
According to the CATO Institute in Downsizing the Federal Government, a Plan to Cut Military Spending; reduction of US Army Civilian personnel payroll by 30 percent over 10 years would save about $105 billion.
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