Budget cuts mean no fireworks for troops

Fireworks go off behind the US Capitol building on 04 July, 2011 as the United States celebrate Independence Day, a US federal holiday. Independence Day commemorates the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the continental congress in 1776, marking independence from Great Britain and the beginning of democracy.
Fireworks go off behind the US Capitol building on 04 July, 2011 as the United States celebrate Independence Day, a US federal holiday. Independence Day commemorates the day the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the continental congress in 1776, marking independence from Great Britain and the beginning of democracy.

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Because of the sequestration, many military bases won't be setting off any fireworks for the Fourth of July.