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Beyond the Benefit

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  The contributions of the Defense Commissary Agency go well beyond groceries. We are more than a grocery and to some, we are a way of life. While DeCA continues to improve readiness and sustainability for our service members, we want to go beyond the benefit. We want to be …

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Scholarships for Military Children

Scholarships for Military Children 2019 School Year

As if we couldn’t push out any more exciting news, we have decided to kick off the New Year with another “thank you.” We are always looking for ways to recognize the contributions of military families to readiness and celebrates the commissary’s role in enhancing military quality of life. I …

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Military Fit Family Essay Contest

Enter to Win a Cookout with Robert Irvine!

Every now and then we ask for a little something from our patrons. We do our best to provide the readiness and sustainability your military family needs. Since it is the season for giving, your moment has arrived. First, let me tell you the good news. You’ve seen him tear …

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Give The Gift of Groceries!

This holiday season, give the gift of groceries!

You’ve watched the parade and the football games, gathered around the table with loved ones and stuffed yourself with turkey (or tofurkey) and other holiday favorites. Another successful Thanksgiving is drawing to a close, but it’s not time to relax just yet, because the holiday shopping season is now in …

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We Care for The Military Community

Little girl walking outdoors with mother and military father

Your Commissary is part of the military community, as it has been since the modern commissary benefit began in 1867! This comes naturally to us as a quality-of-life military benefit, and we are proud of this role. But our support of the military community extends beyond simply selling groceries at …

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You Are Not in Kansas Anymore

So you PCS’d or went TDY to another base, a different base. Maybe it is one state over or across the country. Maybe it is an entirely different country. No matter where you are, you are not in Kansas anymore. The culture is different. The people are different. The accent …

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And the Winners Are…

And the Winners Are...

It’s the moment our contestants have all been waiting for… the results are finally in from the coloring contest that we held earlier this year for the Month of the Military Child! We selected an overall grand prize winner, plus a first-place winner and three honorable mentions for each of …

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700 Military Children Awarded Scholarships

700 Military Children Awarded Scholarships

Congratulations to the 700 recipients of this year’s Scholarships for Military Children program! The program, which is administered by the Fisher House Foundation, granted a $2,000 scholarship to each of these students. “The quality of the applications submitted really exceeded prior years’ submissions.” -Marye Dobson, Scholarships Program Liaison, Defense Commissary …

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