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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!

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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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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Making The Most of Leftovers

Turkey & Biscuits

On average, the American family throws out about $640 of leftovers a year. Ever heard of the phrase, “Cook it once; use it twice”? Most of us can think of lots of other more enjoyable things to do than spending time in the kitchen, dicing, cooking and cleaning. Truth be …

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