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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!

6 Tips for Avoiding Exercise Injuries

Healthy Habits - 6 Tips for Avoiding Exercise Injuries

Our musculoskeletal system is robust and can adapt to most stresses encountered in training programs. This means that with adequate, balanced overload of the muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones, all of these structures grow stronger and can withstand increased stress in the future. The key to minimizing the chance of …

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National Military Appreciation Month 2018

Sgt. Jose Paiz, right, and Staff Sgt. Michael Aguilar, left, both of the 1114th Composite Truck Company, California National Guard, guide a woman through thick knee-deep mud, Jan. 12, 2018, from a Montecito, Calif., home to the Soldiers' Humvee. The 1114th is credited with rescuing or evacuating more than 1,800 people in the Montecito area following a deadly mudslide that struck the city in the predawn hours, Jan. 9. (U.S. Air National Guard photo by Senior Airman Crystal Housman)

Thank You for Your Service! The Defense Commissary Agency is proud to be part of the military community! We are grateful every day to you, our military customers, for your service to this nation, as we strive to serve you in return by delivering this benefit you’ve earned. And especially …

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And the ProCamps Winners are…

Congratulations!

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2018 ProCamps Contest, brought to you by the Defense Commissary Agency and Procter & Gamble! Customers at these 11 commissaries won ProCamps for their military installations! (Drumroll, please…) These winning stateside installations will each host a free, two-day football camp for military …

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Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2018

Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2018 - Hosted by Commissaries, Exchanges & MWR Activities! Live Healthy and Save Big!

Are you ready to live healthy and save big?! If so, then you should check out our fifth annual Healthy Lifestyle Festival! This event is being offered on select dates at commissaries worldwide in conjunction with our partners from May through early July. If you’ve attended a Healthy Lifestyle Festival …

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Raising Healthy Eaters

Raising Healthy Eaters - Two Kids with fruit - Fun and Tasty Heart - #KACH #Nutrition

Children continue to grow and develop physically, cognitively and emotionally from infancy through adolescence. Learning to enjoy new foods and developing feeding skills are important components of any life stage as children aim to gain full independence. According to Ellyn Satter, a world-renowned registered dietitian, who has devoted her life’s …

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Save at Your Commissary’s Spring Sidewalk Sale!

Thank You For Your Service Sidewalk Sales

The Thank You for Your Service Sidewalk Sale is coming to Your Commissary! Commissaries worldwide will hold spring sidewalk sales between April 16 and May 31. Wait… what’s a sidewalk sale? If you’ve been a regular commissary shopper for years, then you’re probably familiar with commissary case lot sales, which …

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Month of the Military Child: 2018 Coloring Contest

April is Month of the Military Child! We thank you for your service, too!

Break out your markers or colored pencils for a chance to win! April is the Month of the Military Child! During this special month set aside to honor military children, we will be offering special programs/events just for military kids, including this coloring contest! Here’s how your military child can …

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Month of the Military Child: Produce Tours

April is Month of the Military Child! We thank you for your service, too!

April is the Month of the Military Child! During this special month set aside to honor military children, we will be offering special programs/events just for military kids! Your Commissary, in coordination with the produce houses which supply them, is partnering with local military child development centers (CDCs) to hold …

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Honoring Vietnam War Veterans

March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Today, March 29, is National Vietnam War Veterans Day, a national observance that recognizes military service members who served in the Vietnam War. We pause today to honor those who served here and reflect on the history of military commissaries during this conflict. The U.S. Navy opened Vietnam’s first American …

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