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All furloughed Department of Defense civilian personnel
assigned to the NORAD-NORTHCOM headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base are
being recalled and should report for work on Monday.
The small number of personnel assigned to liaison
positions funded by other agencies should check with their parent organization
Personnel who are unable to return to work in a
reasonable timeframe on Monday due to personal travel or other personal
circumstances should consult their leadership to be changed into a leave
NORAD-NORTHCOM furloughed about 700 civilian employees
October 1 as a result of the government shutdown. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced (http://www.defense.gov/releases/release.aspx?releaseid=16293)
yesterday that a review of the Pay Our Military Act by Defense Department and
Justice Department attorneys concluded that most DoD civilians were exempt from
furlough and could return to work immediately.