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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!

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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Checking out with the MILITARY STAR Card

Checking out with the MILITARY STAR Card

As you may know, all commissaries around the world began accepting the MILITARY STAR card last fall. Now that the frenzy of the holiday season has come to a close, we wanted to check in with you to make sure you got word of this news and share the benefits …

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Simple Steps for a Healthy Start in 2018

Healthy Start into the New Year

It’s that time of year again… Like clockwork, the dawn of each new year seems to invite an endless supply of messages about adopting a healthier lifestyle. Whether it’s the symbolism of having a fresh start or motivation to lose a few pounds after the holidays, the pressure is everywhere …

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Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

Your Commissary Helps You Eat Better Together

As the holiday season approaches, many of us will be able to enjoy celebrations and meals with our families, but it’s really important to make family meals a priority as much as possible all year long.┬áThat’s why October is Eat Together, Eat Better Month! Washington State University (WSU) Extension launched …

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Help Your Commissary Celebrate Halloween on Social Media!

We're celebrating Halloween on social media!

Join us… if you dare! We’re preparing to celebrate Halloween on social media and we need your help! We’re inviting all commissary customers to send us their photos of Halloween costumes or Halloween-themed food dishes. We’ll share our favorite submissions on our social media channels! Spooky Submission Guidelines: Email your …

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Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes!

Be Prepared Before Disaster Strikes! Are You Ready?

Natural disasters have certainly dominated the headlines lately! Hurricanes have charted paths of destruction through communities in the United States and a devastating earthquake recently hit Mexico. But preparedness can save lives, so make sure to protect yourself and your loved ones by being prepared before disaster strikes! Your Commissary …

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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: After-School Snacks

Attention, Commissary customers: class is now in session! Today’s back-to-school food safety lesson will focus on how you can teach your kids to “Be Food Safe” when fixing after-school snacks. With the school year starting, many kids will find themselves heading to the kitchen for a snack when they get …

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