Fort Benning Commissary will be closed Mondays July 8 to Sept. 30

spedersen@ledger-enquirer.comJune 12, 2013 

Fort Benning announced today that it will close the Commissary on Mondays between July 8 and Sept. 30.

The Defense Commissary Agency is following the Department of Defense procedures initiated by the sequestration, or federal government budget reductions.

Approximately 170 commissary employees are affected by these furloughs.

To learn more about the changes at your local store, visit, click the "locations" tab and find the store in the alphabetical listing.

There are more than 16,000 employees in 247 commissaries in 13 counties and two U.S. territories. Furloughs are expected to impact more than 14,000 of those employees.

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