Smithfield Slammer

I bet you thought the end of the holidays meant the end of awesome promotions at your commissary. Well we don’t like to tell you when you are wrong but our sales and excitement is just getting started. For this one, we are bringing all the big players together. I’m …

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Military Kids, This Month is for You!

Little boy and girl coloring with Month of the Military Child typed beside them on a purple crayon background

April is the Month of the Military Child, a special month set aside each year to honor children of servicemembers and the sacrifices they make in the course of military life. According to the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, this commemoration, which was established by former Defense Secretary Caspar …

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A Slope of Change

It’s no secret, sales are down.  If you look at where sales for the commissary agency peaked in 2012, sales have decreased about 25 percent.  This is not all at once of course.  The decrease has averaged about 5 percent each year from 2012.  It’s slight grade on a slope.  …

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Vietnam Veterans, We Salute You!

National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29

You look at your calendar. It’s March 29. Do you know the significance of this date? The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29 of every year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day! This date was chosen in honor of the day Military Assistance Command Vietnam was …

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