With many federal workers furloughed during the shutdown, military base commissaries were closed. That's where Sam's Club stepped in.
In response to that, Sam's Club nation wide started offering free shopping passes to military personnel, veterans, and their families.
Veteran and employee Walter Vinson told us, "Until the folks in Washington can decide on how to govern, this is a great opportunity to serve these families that are serving us."
All guests have to do is show a military i.d. or proof of military service to get in. Sam's Club says they'll continue this opportunity until the government resumes domestic commissary operations.
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