By Jim Garamone
American Forces Press Service

Savings and the ability to reprogram funds made possible today’s announcement by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel that unpaid furlough days for about 650,000 civilian employees are being reduced.Read More

When furloughs are implemented, most military commissaries will close one day a week on Mondays, said the director and chief executive officer of the Defense Commissary Agency. The weekly closures will occur for up to 11 total days, between July 8 and Sept. 30.Read More