No happy campers during government shutdown

Published: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at 01:57 PM.

Still, the base commissary is scheduled to close Wednesday, and other closures include the Teen/Tween Center, school liaison office, and Marine Corps Community Services coordinators. Other various counseling, behavioral health and family services provided by the base will be closed as well.

Wright said that other departments and programs could see reductions in staff during the closure. He did not indicate how many Cherry Point workers were impacted by the shutdown and were not required to show up for work on Tuesday.

Despite the shutdown, members of the military will be paid.

A complete list of Cherry Point closures is available online at and at the Marine Corps Community Services website at

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