Offutt Air Force Base bustling, despite partial government shutdown
Tech Sgts. Brian and Laura Flanagan leave the Offutt Air Force Base commissary with groceries Tuesday. The commissary was packed all day after people learned that it would close beginning today because of the government shutdown.
Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 12:10 pm, Fri May 23, 2014.
For a community on the verge of a partial shutdown, Offutt Air Force Base was a mighty busy place Tuesday.
Some 2,000 civilian employees at Offutt received indefinite furlough notices. They spent most of the morning packing up for an unpaid vacation that could end tomorrow — or last much longer.
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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 12:10 pm.