Because of the federal government shutdown, the Marine Corps will furlough 3,581 employees in Southern California and Arizona, including 1,163 at Camp Pendleton.
A Marine Corps statement said the only civilian employees remaining on the job are those who are required to provide crucial services that protect life, safety and property, provide essential range, training and air operations, or provide necessary utility services.
Civilians who are not required will receive their official notices Tuesday and be placed on emergency furlough. Civilian employees will be allowed 3-4 hours Tuesday to turn on out-of-office email settings, set voicemails, and secure their work space.
Here is a summary of the impact of the shutdown on Marine Corps operations:
- Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton: 1,163 furloughed
- Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton: 34 furloughed
- Marine Corps Air Station Miramar: 328 furloughed
- Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego: 360 furloughed
- Marine Corps Air Station Yuma: 176 furloughed
- Marine Air Ground Task Force Training Command 29 Palms: 1,282 furloughed
- Commissaries aboard base will be open Tuesday to sell remaining perishable items, but will be closed indefinitely starting Wednesday.
- All Pass & ID offices will be closed.
- Personnel and residents of Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton may experience degradations in services and support from base agencies.
- For information regarding Marine Corps Community Services closures, please visit http://mccscp.com/shutdown.