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Storify: Defense Civilians Take Furlough Notices to Twitter

On social network, employees expressed dismay at the news.

Defense Department civilians began receiving furlough notices on Tuesday to officially inform them of 11 days of mandatory unpaid leave scheduled to begin on July 8.  Facing a 20 percent pay cut from July through September, some civilian employees took their frustrations to Twitter.  

We compiled some of their thoughts below:

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