DoD to cut civilian senior execs

Monday - 2/21/2011, 6:48pm EST

The Defense Department will cut 209 senior executives, according to a DoD memo sent to The Federal Times.

The memo said 126 positions will be eliminated and 83 jobs will be downgraded to GS-15 positions, The Federal Times reports.

The article says, "Ninety-seven of the affected jobs will be non-intelligence members of the Senior Executive Service. Defense will also cut 21 senior-level or scientific and professional positions, as well as 33 highly qualified experts."

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