The American Federation of Government Employees Local 1920 will hold an informational picket outside the Fort Hood main gate from noon to 1:30 p.m. today.

The picket is to fight the impending furlough of about 6,000 Fort Hood civilian employees.

Contact Rose L. Thayer at rthayer@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7463. Follow her on Twitter at KDHmilitary.

Rose L. Thayer is the military editor for the Killeen Daily Herald. She joined the paper in February 2011 as a health and military reporter. View her complete profile Here.

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