sequester http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa National Guard Faces Staff Furloughs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-national-guard-faces-staff-furloughs <p></p><p>The Iowa National Guard will face furloughs next&nbsp; month due to the federal government sequester. Approximately 11 hundred full-time guard members, called federal technicians, will be idle one day each week without pay from July 8<sup>th</sup> through September 30<sup>th</sup>. Guard spokesman Colonel Greg Hapgood says the last time they dealt with furloughs was in the mid 1990s.</p><p>Hapgood says the furloughs will not affect active guard and reserve members. Those who will be impacted do everything from accounting to aircraft maintenance.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 06:36:11 +0000 Pat Blank 21973 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa National Guard Faces Staff Furloughs