to successful efforts in identifying cost savings across the Defense Department and to Congress' support in
allowing DOD to shift money across its spending accounts, the Pentagon is able to
reduce from 11 to six the number of unpaid furlough days that DOD civilian
employees have to take by the end of the fiscal year, announced Defense
Secretary Chuck Hagel, Aug. 6, 2013. Here,
Hagel is shown during a
DOD photo by Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo
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