Air Force Exempting Oklahoma Tornado Victims From Furloughs

Air Force Exempting Oklahoma Tornado Victims From Furloughs

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The Air Force on Monday exempted some Oklahoma-based civilian employees affected by the recent tornadoes from planned Defense Department furloughs

Tinker Air Force Base civilians whose homes were “destroyed or declared inhabitable” are being exempted from the 11 days of furloughs planned for Defense employees starting July 8, according to an announcement from the office of Sen. Jim Inhofe, R-Okla. The Air Force was conducting the exemptions by invoking Alternate Safe Haven Authorities, the announcement said. Continue reading “Air Force Exempting Oklahoma Tornado Victims From Furloughs”