Armed Forces News

The Pentagon released details of its plan to comply with President Trump’s call for a federal civil-service hiring freeze. While the freeze applies to all civilian positions, there are exceptions for persons working directly in critical roles, to include:

•      First responders
•      Cyber security
•      Mission and operations support
•      Treaty support
•      Direct assistance to the president, secretary of defense, and Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman
•      Child care
•      Medical care
•      Space operations
•      Nuclear reactor operations and safety
•      Mortuary affairs
•      Jobs that must be filled by foreign nationals
•      Prevention of child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence or suicide at installations