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Fewer JFCOM Jobs To Be Lost Than Expected, Say Officials

November 24 2010


Defense officials say the order to close Norfolk, Va.-based U.S. Joint Forces Command (JFCOM) may not threaten as many jobs as originally thought, Defense News reports.

On Nov. 23, Defense Secretary Robert Gates reportedly indicated to Virginia officials that some parts of JFCOM will remain in the region, such as the modeling and simulation directorate and NATO's Allied Command Transformation.

Gates announced in August that JFCOM would be cut as part of an effort to free up...

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