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Partial Government Shutdown Could Affect National Guard

Posted: Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 at 6:27 am
Author: KCII News - Nathan Swenson

The government shutdown threatens to impact the Iowa National Guard. Sergeant Kelsey Blankenship is stationed at the National Guard Recruiting Center in Washington. She says around 1,000 full-time National Guard employees face a possible furlough. They’ll learn today how this shutdown will affect their jobs. She explains that besides a pay delay, the four full time employees at the Washington recruitment location will not be impacted.