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Military Kids, This Month is for You!

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April is the Month of the Military Child, a special month set aside each year to honor children of servicemembers and the sacrifices they make in the course of military life. According to the U.S. Department of Defense Education Activity, this commemoration, which was established by former Defense Secretary Caspar …

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Vietnam Veterans, We Salute You!

National Vietnam War Veterans Day - March 29

You look at your calendar. It’s March 29. Do you know the significance of this date? The Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29 of every year as National Vietnam War Veterans Day! This date was chosen in honor of the day Military Assistance Command Vietnam was …

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Are You Ready to Compete for ProCamps®?

Previous ProCamps campers playing - partner logos at bottom

Are you ready to compete for ProCamps®? Then rush to Your Commissary to help your installation win one of these football camps for military kids in 2019! Huddle up for The Game Plan The plan is simple: buy participating Procter & Gamble products at Your Commissary and vote online and/or …

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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

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  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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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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Give The Gift of Groceries!

This holiday season, give the gift of groceries!

You’ve watched the parade and the football games, gathered around the table with loved ones and stuffed yourself with turkey (or tofurkey) and other holiday favorites. Another successful Thanksgiving is drawing to a close, but it’s not time to relax just yet, because the holiday shopping season is now in …

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We Care for The Military Community

Little girl walking outdoors with mother and military father

Your Commissary is part of the military community, as it has been since the modern commissary benefit began in 1867! This comes naturally to us as a quality-of-life military benefit, and we are proud of this role. But our support of the military community extends beyond simply selling groceries at …

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