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150th Anniversary

July 1, 2017 will be the 150th anniversary of the modern commissary benefit, which was established in 1867.

Celebrating 150 Years of Service

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On Saturday, July 1, commissaries around the world celebrated the 150th anniversary of the modern commissary benefit, which was established in 1867! Officers had enjoyed the privilege of purchasing goods “at cost price” from their posts’ subsistence department warehouses since 1825, but this benefit wasn’t extended to enlisted men until …

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150th Anniversary Guestbook

Commissaries sure have changed since the modern commissary benefit began on July 1, 1867! But we are proud to say that commissaries have been steadfast in their support of the military community, even as the stores have evolved with the times.   That’s why, as we count down to the 150th anniversary …

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