Cherry Point announces serivce reductions due to furloughs

POSTED: 12:34 PM Jul 03 2013   UPDATED: 12:35 PM Jul 03 2013
HAVELOCK, CRAVEN COUNTY -

One day after Camp Lejeune announced a reduction in services because of furloughs, MCAS Cherry Point is following suit.

The Havelock base announced Wednesday that due to the federally-mandated furloughs of civilian employees that will begin on July 8, a reduction in services is needed.

The list of the changes is not all-inclusive, but includes:

The Cherry Point Commissary: Closed on Mondays and Tuesdays

DEERS/RAPIDS (CAC cards, dependent and retiree ID cards), Pass & ID: Reduced hours, 6:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Mondays-Fridays

Facilities Maintenance, the Distribution Management Office, the Naval Health Clinic, and Public Affairs will also be affected.

Cherry Point officiails will post schedule updates on the base's website and Facebook page.