Camp Lejeune cancels 4th of July event

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.

Base leaders said the cancellation is necessary to minimize the effect of the cuts.

"Our continued support to the operating forces, our Wounded Warriors and our families always comes first," said Brig. Gen. Thomas Gorry.

Gorry said Marine Corps Community Services, with help from local sponsors, will offer a number of free activities that day to all active duty personnel, retirees and their family members, including golf, bowling, skeet shooting, archery, and free movies at the base theater.

See It On TV | Report A Typo |  Send Tip |  Get Alerts | Send us photos
Follow @abc11 on Twitter  |  Become a fan on Facebook

Copyright © 2019 WTVD-TV. All Rights Reserved.