• Job Loss at Texas Depot Follows Military’s Overseas Drawdown

    Job Loss at Texas Depot Follows Military’s Overseas Drawdown0

    A planned reduction of 600 personnel at Red River Army Depot (RRAD), Texas, announced last month is a result of a declining workload that follows a drop in the tempo of the military’s overseas operations over the past 10 years. “Peak operational tempo for the present campaigns was achieved around 2008,” said Dennis Lewis of

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    Fort Hood, Texas, is expected to offer early retirements to shrink its authorized civilian workforce by 113 positions by Oct. 1. After accounting for normal attrition and scheduled reassignments, the post still will need to shed 46 civilian employees by the end of the fiscal year, reports the Killeen Daily Herald. “We’re not the only

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  • Pentagon to Trim Senior Civilian Staff through 2022

    Pentagon to Trim Senior Civilian Staff through 20220

    DOD and the military branches will eliminate 158 senior executive service (SES) employees over the next four years to comply with a congressional directive in the fiscal 2017 defense authorization bill, under a plan Robert Wilkie, undersecretary of defense for personnel and readiness, released last December. The reduction will leave the department with 1,260 SES

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