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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!

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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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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Are You Ready to Compete for ProCamps®?

Previous ProCamps campers playing - partner logos at bottom

Are you ready to compete for ProCamps®? Then rush to Your Commissary to help your installation win one of these football camps for military kids in 2019! Huddle up for The Game Plan The plan is simple: buy participating Procter & Gamble products at Your Commissary and vote online and/or …

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Don’t Be Alarmed about Early Shopping Options

Don't Be Alarmed text with red alarm clock in background

Are early shopping options offered at commissaries all the same at all stores? Not quite… but don’t be alarmed! (About early shopping, that is… but if you are going to shop early, definitely set your alarm clock! Two totally different things, I assure you.) Before you decide to hit snooze …

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