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A Slope of Change

It’s no secret, sales are down.  If you look at where sales for the commissary agency peaked in 2012, sales have decreased about 25 percent.  This is not all at once of course.  The decrease has averaged about 5 percent each year from 2012.  It’s slight grade on a slope.  …

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“Rack”ing up the Savings

Innovation drives change but partnerships drive success. Partnership provides the opportunity to offer unique value to you, the customer. The timing could not be better for another partnership that benefits you in more ways than we could have hoped. Sinus and flu season is hitting us hard, but luckily we …

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Playing it Safe

There are a lot of working parts that are necessary to get you the groceries you need and deserve. Your commissary works hard behind the scenes as part of a well-oiled machine. Because of all these moving parts, safety is a top priority for DeCA. Not only do we work …

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Beyond the Benefit

wedding

  The contributions of the Defense Commissary Agency go well beyond groceries. We are more than a grocery and to some, we are a way of life. While DeCA continues to improve readiness and sustainability for our service members, we want to go beyond the benefit. We want to be …

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Sourcing the Source

Whether its non-GMO, organic, less packaging, home delivery or sugar-free, changes in buying habits drive changes at your commissary. The Defense Commissary Agency’s position in the Department of Defense promotes readiness of the service member by enhancing quality of life and quality of the community. Because of our mission, DeCA …

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Scholarships for Military Children

Scholarships for Military Children 2019 School Year

As if we couldn’t push out any more exciting news, we have decided to kick off the New Year with another “thank you.” We are always looking for ways to recognize the contributions of military families to readiness and celebrates the commissary’s role in enhancing military quality of life. I …

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Military Fit Family Essay Contest

Enter to Win a Cookout with Robert Irvine!

Every now and then we ask for a little something from our patrons. We do our best to provide the readiness and sustainability your military family needs. Since it is the season for giving, your moment has arrived. First, let me tell you the good news. You’ve seen him tear …

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Produce to Produce

farmer picking tomatoes

Warning: touchy subject ahead. I am talking about produce. They’re green, leafy and guaranteed to be rejected by children everywhere. They are also good for you and we want you to eat them … even if you are stationed in, say, Korea. No matter where you are stationed, our goal …

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You Are Not in Kansas Anymore

So you PCS’d or went TDY to another base, a different base. Maybe it is one state over or across the country. Maybe it is an entirely different country. No matter where you are, you are not in Kansas anymore. The culture is different. The people are different. The accent …

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David Dellinger

Every now and then we get to say goodbye to an extraordinary individual that made a significant contribution to the commissary. The time has come to recognize one of those people. David Dellinger worked with DeCA for the last 50 years as a contractor. Since he was 16 years old, …

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