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Locals overwhelm Navy commissary

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - After implementing a policy that allows civilians to be sponsored into the Navy Exchange and Commissary went into effect last week, over the weekend the commissary had to turn people away Sunday afternoon because of an excessive amount of visitors.

Although the new program will continue, according to Navy Spokesperson Lieutenant Jodie Cornell, as part of the policy change guest privileges may be restricted when there's a high volume of traffic,  the policy can also be revoked if the Navy Exchange or commissary are tracking shortages in stock or excessively crowded stores.

The Navy also reminds everyone that guests are accompanying the shopper not shopping themselves.

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