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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!

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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Camp Humphreys Commissary Now Open

Camp Humphreys Commissary Now Open

The new Camp Humphreys Commissary recently opened its doors, and we could not be prouder to welcome our customers to this upgraded facility! The 44,000 square foot store offers roughly four times the space of the previous store, making it the largest commissary in the Pacific Theater! The additional space …

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Show Your Heart Some Love on Valentine’s Day

Show Your Heart Some Love on Valentine's Day

Have you considered staying in for Valentine’s Day this year? You can make this holiday special for you and your loved one and still make nutritious choices that promote heart health by cooking your Valentine’s dinner at home! Cooking more meals at home allows you to choose quality, nutrient-dense ingredients …

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