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Commissaries Ring In 2014 With Super Savings

FORT LEE, Va., Dec. 13, 2013 – If your New Year's resolution includes eating healthier and saving more, then your commissary is the place to shop.

Throughout January, DeCA's industry partners – vendors, suppliers and brokers – are collaborating with commissaries to offer discounts beyond everyday savings. Also, the Exclusive Savings link on DeCA's home page has more coupons and healthy recipes for the New Year. Overseas stores may feature substitute events for certain promotional programs. Customers should check with their local commissary for details on dates and times for the following promotions:

  • Family Rewards Program from Kellogg's Special K products. From Jan. 3-16, Kellogg's Special K will feature weight management solutions while offering extra savings on Special K products. The Commissary Rewards Card will offer savings on produce and Special K cereal as well. Look for a flyer in early January announcing the Special K Challenge.
  • The Commissary Rewards Card is offering more giveaways and high-value coupons that help shoppers save more on products they want. Cardholders go online to select among more than 100 new coupons available this month, plus more coupons are added every two weeks. For more information, go to
  • The Special Olympics. Procter & Gamble is offering their 34th Annual "Special Olympics" promotion Jan. 3-16. They will distribute $74 coupon packets in commissaries worldwide. They will also donate $75 million to local Special Olympics chapters.
  • Fisher House Foundation and Jared Allen's Homes for Wounded Warriors will get support from General Mills brand items Jan. 3-16. General Mills will donate a portion of sales ($20,000 to each organization) to support the work these two organizations do for military families. Look for in-store promotional material for more than $800,000 in coupons and product savings.
  • General Mills presents its annual "Souper" Soup Sale offering discounts and high-value coupons on Progresso soups Jan. 3-16. There will be more than $250,000 in coupons found in stores.
  • "Win with Dinner Event." ConAgra Foods is starting 2014 with savings from Jan. 3 to Feb. 6. A "Win with Dinner Recipe" booklet will feature more than $7 in coupon savings. Additional savings can be found on the Commissary Rewards Card and on ConAgra Foods military website, This event will also raise awareness and money for the Fisher Houseā„¢ Scholarship for Military Children Program.
  • Serving Our Country's Finest January Event. This is the ninth year the J.M. Smucker Company is holding this event. Smucker's will distribute 400,000 free 2014 military calendars to commissary shoppers Jan. 3-16. Calendars will contain high-value coupons on various Smucker's brands as well as recipes featuring Smucker's products. Discounts on popular products such as Smucker's Fruit Spreads, Folgers Coffee, Dunkin Donuts Coffee, Millstone Coffee and Jif Peanut Butter are part of the promotion.

About DeCA: The Defense Commissary Agency operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping environment. Authorized patrons purchase items at cost plus a 5-percent surcharge, which covers the costs of building new commissaries and modernizing existing ones. Shoppers save an average of more than 30 percent on their purchases compared to commercial prices – savings amounting to thousands of dollars annually. A core military family support element, and a valued part of military pay and benefits, commissaries contribute to family readiness, enhance the quality of life for America's military and their families, and help recruit and retain the best and brightest men and women to serve their country.

Media Contact:
Kevin L. Robinson
(804) 734-8000, Ext. 4-8773

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