President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.


On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days.


The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.


And the ProCamps Winners are…

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2018 ProCamps Contest, brought to you by the Defense Commissary Agency and Proctor & Gamble! Customers at these 11 commissaries won ProCamps for their military installations! (Drumroll, please…) These winning stateside installations will each host a free, two-day football camp for military …

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My emotional support hamster.

Cute little thing isn’t he?  I need this furry friend to help with my day and accompany me wherever I go.  That includes shopping in the commissary. Federal law allows support animals to accompany me so don’t try to stop me and Little Hammie from coming in the store. Not …

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Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2018

Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2018 - Hosted by Commissaries, Exchanges & MWR Activities! Live Healthy and Save Big!

Are you ready to live healthy and save big?! If so, then you should check out our fifth annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival! This event is being offered on select dates at commissaries worldwide in conjunction with our partners from May through early July. If you’ve attended a Healthy Lifestyle Festival …

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What the price?

Sticker shock or a fantastic deal. Average price or save a few bucks. No one complains about getting a great deal but we certainly speak up when prices are high. I get it. You want a great deal all the time. You were promised the commissary benefit with your service …

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