Flooding is a major concern today across Eastern Kentucky as rivers continue to rise after the heavy rain and snow melt of the last few days. Now as the rain has transitioned to sleet and snow roads will become treacherous and ice covered. Flood Warnings and Winter Storm Warnings remain in effect for most of the day. Keep it locked to WYMT for updates.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Air Force says it's cutting 9,000 civilian
jobs in a cost-saving move and expects to eliminate another 4,500
In a move reflecting budget pressures on the entire military,
the Air Force said Wednesday that over the next 12 months it will
reorganize some U.S.-based organizations. That includes the Air
Force Materiel Command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Ohio,
which employs 39 percent of Air Force civilians.
The moves will cut 9,000 civilian positions in management, staff
and support at several bases. The Air Force says separately it
plans to add 5,900 positions in higher-priority areas like weapons
buying, nuclear weapons management and intelligence, surveillance
The Air Force said it is working on details of how to reduce by
a further 4,500 civilian jobs.