Friday, November 30, 2012 10:10 am
US Army cutting civilian jobs in Europe
The Associated Press
The military said in a statement Friday that the Department of the Army positions would be cut through September 2013 and that U.S. Army Europe would "continue to transform the civilian workforce to match the demands of supporting its uniformed forces."
There are currently some 4,700 Department of the Army and local civilians employed by U.S. Army Europe.
The Pentagon is in the process of eliminating two heavy armored brigades based in Germany. That will leave two U.S. Army combat brigades permanently stationed in Europe, one in Germany and one in Italy.