More civilian employees at West Point Military Academy expected to be let go due to government shutdown

Although classes are continuing for cadets, News 12 has learned there could be an impact on instruction following the furloughs of 700 civilian workers yesterday.

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WEST POINT - More civilian employees at West Point Military Academy are expected to be temporarily let go due to the government shutdown.

Although classes are continuing for cadets, News 12 has learned there could be an impact on instruction following the furloughs of 700 civilian workers yesterday. Military instructors are now scrambling to fill the gaps.

The commissary, the visitor's center and museum are currently closed. Tours have also been canceled.
 

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