Guard Cuts

North Country News
11:45 pm
Thu February 28, 2013

U.S. Budget Cuts Could Cost 500 Vermont Guard Workers

Credit U.S. Air Force

The incoming head of the Vermont National Guard says the automatic federal funding cuts will cost about 500 guard employees about 20 percent of their incomes.

In an event Thursday at Vermont National Guard headquarters in Colchester, Brigadier Gen. Steven Cray said the impact of the cuts won't be felt immediately.

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