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Commissaries at US Bases to Shut Down to Government Shutdown

The commissaries in the U.S. where military families buy discounted groceries are poised to shut their doors due to the partial government shutdown.

The Defense Commissary Agency based at Fort Lee, Virginia. says only overseas commissaries will remain open following the failure of Congress to pass a spending plan. The agency says domestic commissaries are staying open for business Tuesday, but only to reduce the amount of perishable goods on hand. Domestic stores will be closed Wednesday.

Source: AP. Read full article. (link)

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