LAKEHURST, NJ (CBS) – A New Jersey joint military base has canceled its annual Fourth of July celebration.

Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst has pulled the plug on the festivities – which usually include entertainment and a fireworks show — due to “current fiscal constraints.”

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According to the base’s public affairs department, the cancellation follows the Department of Defense’s announcement that most civilian employees will be furloughed beginning in July.

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The base also reports that a number of military open houses, airshows, flyovers, orientation flights, and service aerial demonstration team performances have recently been canceled.

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