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Fort Benning commissary to close Mondays through September

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FORT BENNING, GA (WTVM) -

The Fort Benning Commissary will be closed onMondays between July 8 and Sept. 30 due to budget furloughs under thedirection of the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA).

DeCA is following Department of Defense (DoD) proceduresinitiated by automatic federal government budget reductions. The mandate requires the department to furlough its civil service employees. 

Approximately 170 Fort Benning commissary employeespersonnel are affected by the furloughs.

Commissary customers can learn about changes to theirlocal store's schedule by going to www.commissaries.com,clicking the "Locations" tab, and finding their store under the alphabetical listing.

DeCA operates 247 commissaries with more than 16,000employees in 13 countries and two U.S. territories.  

Furloughs will impact more than14,000 employees.   

 

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