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Consumer Advocate

Welcome to your Commissary Connection! I'm Courtney, the Consumer Advocate for the Defense Commissary Agency, While writing these blog posts will help me share information with you, I also want to know what's on your mind. That's why I hope you'll comment on our blog posts to share your thoughts and let me know what kind of content you'd like to see on this blog!

Simple Steps for a Healthy Start in 2018

Healthy Start into the New Year

It’s that time of year again… Like clockwork, the dawn of each new year seems to invite an endless supply of messages about adopting a healthier lifestyle. Whether it’s the symbolism of having a fresh start or motivation to lose a few pounds after the holidays, the pressure is everywhere …

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Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be able to enjoy celebrations and meals with our families, but it’s really important to make family meals a priority as much as possible all year long. That’s why October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month! Washington State University (WSU) Extension launched …

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Help Your Commissary Celebrate Halloween on Social Media!

We're celebrating Halloween on social media!

Join us… if you dare! We’re preparing to celebrate Halloween on social media and we need your help! We’re inviting all commissary customers to send us their photos of Halloween costumes or Halloween-themed food dishes. We’ll share our favorite submissions on our social media channels! Spooky Submission Guidelines: Email your …

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Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes!

Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes! Are You Ready?

Natural disasters have certainly dominated the headlines lately! Hurricanes have charted paths of destruction through communities in the United States and a devastating earthquake recently hit Mexico. But preparedness can save lives, so make sure to protect yourself and your loved ones by being prepared before disaster strikes! Your Commissary …

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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: After-School Snacks

Attention, Commissary customers: class is now in session! Today’s back-to-school food safety lesson will focus on how you can teach your kids to “Be Food Safe” when fixing after-school snacks. With the school year starting, many kids will find themselves heading to the kitchen for a snack when they get …

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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: Packing Lunches

It’s a familiar time of year for many military families… school’s starting again, if it hasn’t already! Your Commissary wants to help you start your school year right with a couple of lessons on food safety for the back-to-school season. Your first lesson is all about how to pack lunches …

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Help Feds Unite Against Hunger at Your Commissary!

Your Commissary supports the Feds Feed Families 2017 campaign and we need your help! Feds Feed Families Facts How You Can Help You can take part in this year’s campaign by donating nonperishable and personal hygiene products at any participating commissary through August 31. There are three ways you can …

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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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Shop & Share Your Feedback!

Give us your feedback! After you shop, visit the web address at the bottom of your receipt to take our survey!

After you shop at Your Commissary, share your feedback with us! You may have noticed that we recently introduced receipt surveys to all commissaries worldwide! Your opinion matters to us, and this survey is another way we can learn what we’re doing well and how we can improve your shopping experience. …

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