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Fort Campbell cancels Retiree Appreciation Day, cites government shutdown, furloughs as cause
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Friday, October 4, 2013 4:03 AM EDT
FORT CAMPBELL, Ky.
Fort Campbell has canceled Retiree Appreciation Day at the Fort Campbell Passenger Processing Center, saying the government shutdown and furlough of employees makes the event impossible.
The post commissary is closed until the furloughs and shutdown ends. However, all the PX facilities will continue to operate. Dellinger says there would also a limitation on what vaccinations would be offered and no Department of Veterans Affairs representation would be available.
It is unknown if the event, which had been scheduled for Saturday, will be reset for a future date.