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About 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members, who continue to work on essential operations, missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday. This is the first time that United States Armed Forces servicemembers have not been paid during a shutdown or other lapse in government appropriation.

42,000 Coast Guard members miss first paycheck due to government shutdown

"The Congress can’t get their act together. The president can’t get their act together, but your community will take care of you," one Coast Guard spouse said.

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  1. About 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members, who continue to work on essential operations, missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday. This is the first time that United States Armed Forces servicemembers have not been paid during a shutdown or other lapse in government appropriation.
  2. About 42,000 active-duty Coast Guard members, who continue to work on essential operations, missed their scheduled paycheck Tuesday. This is the first time that United States Armed Forces servicemembers have not been paid during a shutdown or other lapse in government appropriation.

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