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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!

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®?

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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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Here’s The Scoop on Protein

"Holiday" Meatballs

Is protein the “magic” potion to promote weight loss? Are there other health benefits? Many may be wondering this due to the increase in popularity of protein powders and packaged items drawing attention to the amount of protein in products. What’s going on with all this focus on protein? Consuming …

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