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EMExecutiveGov unveiled a number of timely and important news items this week geared toward the government and government contracting executive.
Two of the most vital stories the website published included an announcement about U.S. military ties with Egypt and the begininning of furloughs for U.S. civillian Army personnel.
With tensions continuing to rise after the ouster of President Mohammed Morsi in Egypt, Army General Martin Dempsey said the U.S. Army intends to help the Egyptian military transition to a new political structure.
The general was speaking to Candy Crowley of CNN and wanted to reiterate that Egyptian leaders need to handle the situation with the welfare of their people in mind.
American officials have confirmed that senior military officials from the two nations have held meetings with a goal to address the issue.
The interview took place one day before Morsi was ousted from his role by the Egyptian military.
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On Monday July 8, the Department of Defense began furloughing its civillian workers.
The furlough will include 652,000 employees even though the department has has utilized all measures to avoid imposing the furloughs.
The Pentagon issued a memo June 28 directing managers not to borrow military workforce or pass work on to contractors to replace civilians while they are furloughed.
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