Wednesday, March 27, 2013 5:45 pm
APNewsBreak: Pentagon cuts number of furlough days
By LOLITA C. BALDORAssociated Press
Officials say Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel made the decision Wednesday. Military and defense leaders continue to work through the details, trying to decide how to allocate the more than $10 billion Congress shifted to operations accounts. Officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the matter publicly.
Initially, civilians would have had to take one day off each week for 22 weeks.