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The cuts will come in 37 states at 70 different locations across eight commands and agencies with nearly 90 percent of the cuts taking place within the Installation Management Command, Army Materiel Command and the Training and Doctrine Command. Most of the cuts are likely to occur in Virginia and Texas, where most of the DOD’s civilian workers are located.
Here's the thing about this news: If the Army is slashing jobs and trimming its budget ... why are they HIRING “Internment / Resettlement Specialists.”
Hiring “Internment / Resettlement Specialists” must be important because they are seeking them from among both “Active Duty” as well as “Army Reserve.” (See "additional news links")
And, of course, they are hiring them despite cutting spending and other jobs. What gives?
Something to do with the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, perhaps. Or maybe I am just being utterly paranoid.
Originally posted by jtap66
reply to post by mother1138
Can anyone show me ONE shred of proof (that isn't from Alex Jones) that these "Internment Specialists" are being hired?
Can you show me anything besides the supposed memo floating around that has been pretty well debunked already as being false?
If all this stuff is out there, surely it should be easy to prove...yet nobody seems to be able to do that.
Originally posted by raydaniels
Budget Cut on military is good new in my book.
Originally posted by MikeboydUS
Almost 9,000 people unemployed is never a good thing. especially for the families of these people.
That is also a good chunk of state and federal tax revenue gone from the system.
About three-quarters of registered voters (76%) say most members of Congress do not deserve re-election, the highest such percentage Gallup has measured in its 19-year history of asking this question.
Originally posted by SJE98
I guess the army is always last to do anything. The AF started cutting contractors last year. The AF had civilian gate guards at U.S. Bases, and very poorly equipped at that. Now the regular US AF security forces are back. some things have been changing that I see everyday driving though the gate. The Navy has also been cutting back on civilian contractors also. So cutting 8700 jobs is very much in order for the Army. The U.S. Military does not need civilian contractors very much any more. At first I know this was all about boot on the ground in the ME ,well the boot are returning. tax payers can not forever sustain this war chest of funds.
edit on 10-12-2011 by SJE98 because: (no reason given)