Rapid Fire March 12, 2013: DoD Furlough PlanningMar 12, 2013 10:40 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
- Pentagon CFO Bob Dale said furloughs can begin on April 26, with 22 days without pay for DoD civilian employees from then until Sept. 30.
- A US Navy EA-6B Prowler from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, WA, crashed yesterday during a training flight. The 3 crew members died in the accident. 2 crewmembers from the Israeli Air Force also died during a practice flight (in an AH-1 Cobra) yesterday. On Monday a UH-60 Black Hawk crash in Afghanistan had killed a crew of 5 American service members.