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More than 100 Aberdeen Proving Ground contractors to be laid off
More than 100 Aberdeen Proving Ground contractors to be laid off

More than 100 workers are expected to be laid off this month from a major military contractor at Aberdeen Proving Ground, according to military officials. Jacobs Engineering Group Inc., a California-based company and one of Harford County's biggest employers, is cutting about 104 contractor positions at the base because of a decrease in workload and operational budget, said Andricka Thomas, a spokeswoman for U.S. Army Test and Evaluation Command. Officials with Jacobs Engineering declined to comment. The layoffs are happening amid a dwindling in military contracts, as the U.S. winds down its presence in Iraq and Afghanistan and as deep spending reductions approved by Congress in...

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