Congressman to address Defense furloughs
ORANGE PARK, Fla. -- U.S. Rep. Ted Yoho is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting Monday in Orange Park to talk about Department of Defense furloughs that are affecting area military bases.
The forum is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. in the Thrasher-Horne Center at St. Johns River State College.
The event is free and open to the public.
Affected community members and furloughed employees picketed outside the entrance to NAS Jacksonville Friday in an effort to explain how military cutbacks are impacting Northeast Florida.
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel says he expects the situation to get worse before it gets better.
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