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Government Shutdown
October 2013

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Hagel Announces Recall of Most DOD Civilian Workers

Most Defense Department civilians placed on emergency furlough during the government shutdown will be asked to return to work starting next week, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in a memorandum, Oct. 5, 2013. DOD and Justice Department attorneys concluded the Pay Our Military Act allows DOD to eliminate furloughs for workers whose responsibilities contribute to the morale, well-being, capabilities and readiness of troops, he said. Cover Letter | Memorandum

President Issues Message to Federal Workers on Shutdown

President Barack Obama issued a message to federal workers, praising them for their public service and explaining his direction to agencies to explain what the shtudown means for workers and their families. Document | Video

Carter Memorandum Details Steps in Face of Shutdown

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter explains in a memorandum the steps the Defense Department is taking to plan for a possible government shutdown. Document

Plan for Agency Operations During Potential Government Shutdown

The Office of Management and Budget has released guidance on how government agencies should plan for a potential shutdown. Document

Guidance for Continuation of Operations in
The Absence of Available Appropriations

Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton B. Carter details in a memorandum what Defense Department employees should expect in the possible event of a government shutdown. Document

Contingency Plan Guidance for Continuation of Essential
Operations in the Absence of Available Appropriations

This document provides guidance for identifying the missions and functions of the Defense Department that may continue to be carried out in the possible event of a government shutdown. Document

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Obama Issues Message to Troops, DOD Workers About Shutdown

Obama Issues Message to Troops, DOD Workers About Shutdown

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