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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!

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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Back-to-School Food Safety Lesson: Packing Lunches

It’s a familiar time of year for many military families… school’s starting again, if it hasn’t already! Your Commissary wants to help you start your school year right with a couple of lessons on food safety for the back-to-school season. Your first lesson is all about how to pack lunches …

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Help Feds Unite Against Hunger at Your Commissary!

Your Commissary supports the Feds Feed Families 2017 campaign and we need your help! Feds Feed Families Facts How You Can Help You can take part in this year’s campaign by donating nonperishable and personal hygiene products at any participating commissary through August 31. There are three ways you can …

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Celebrating 150 Years of Service

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On Saturday, July 1, commissaries around the world celebrated the 150th anniversary of the modern commissary benefit, which was established in 1867! Officers had enjoyed the privilege of purchasing goods “at cost price” from their posts’ subsistence department warehouses since 1825, but this benefit wasn’t extended to enlisted men until …

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Shop & Share Your Feedback!

Give us your feedback! After you shop, visit the web address at the bottom of your receipt to take our survey!

After you shop at Your Commissary, share your feedback with us! You may have noticed that we recently introduced receipt surveys to all commissaries worldwide! Your opinion matters to us, and this survey is another way we can learn what we’re doing well and how we can improve your shopping experience. …

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Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival 2017

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Your Healthy Lifestyle Festival kicked off recently at commissaries worldwide, and it will continue in the weeks to come! This year’s theme is “Live Healthy! Save Big!” If you’re not familiar with the festival, it’s an annual event that the Defense Commissary Agency hosts in conjunction with our military resale and …

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Be Food Safe on the Grill!

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For many of our customers, Memorial Day marks the beginning of “grilling season,” even before summer officially begins. In fact, May is both National Barbecue Month and National Hamburger Month! So, with that in mind, we want to remind you of some tips to help you “Be Food Safe” when grilling. …

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Coming Soon: Commissary Store Brands!

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Have you heard the big news about the new products coming to Your Commissary?! You asked us to shake things up, so we did! A recent survey revealed that 60% of our customers would be interested in the Commissary offering its own store brand products, and we’re granting your wish! Commissaries …

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