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September 4, 2017 (Labor Day) Early Closure 0900-1700


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The Ramstein Commissary has a Consumer Corner/ Coupon Cabinet! Coupons are provided by individuals and organizations in the United States. This is their way of supporting the military families overseas. Feel free to stop by and go through the coupons. The Consumer Corner is located just to the left as you enter the commissary. All coupons used in the commissary are valid for up to six months past the expiration date.




By Sallie Cauthers,
DeCA marketing and mass media specialist

Note: To see photographs related to Back to School sidewalk sales on the agencys Flickr page, go to

FORT LEE, Va.  Worldwide Back to School sidewalk sales are coming to commissaries in August and September offering patrons significant savings on breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack items.

Our worldwide sales events will be focusing on items for healthy family breakfasts, fresh-packed school lunches and after-school snacks that children can prepare themselves, said Tracie Russ, the Defense Commissary Agencys director of sales. These are definitely deals you wont want to miss  savings should be up to 40-50 percent, or even more in some instances.

The Back to School sales event will occur in lieu of the commissaries traditional fall Customer Appreciation Case Lot Sale. Patrons can check for the date and times for their locally held sidewalk sale by going to or clicking on the revolving banner on DeCAs homepage,

These sales may offer club pack items, cases of popular favorite cereals and bottled water, and more. Fresh produce is also expected to be part of the events as well as lunchmeats and dairy products. Farmers markets are also scheduled for some commissaries in August. Patrons can check with their local produce manager to see if a market is scheduled for their store.

Throughout August, DeCAs industry partners  vendors, suppliers and brokers  are collaborating with commissaries to offer discounts beyond everyday savings. Always check whats on the end of the aisle for themed items with extra low pricing. Overseas stores may have substitute events for certain promotional programs.

Customers should check with their local commissary for details on dates and times for the following sales events:

" Box Tops for Education, a General Mills school fundraising program, runs Aug. 1-27 in commissaries worldwide. Each product box top collected is worth 10 cents, and many General Mills items will have double box top value during the month. High-value coupons, in-store product demonstrations and mass displays are also part of the promotion. Details are on in-store displays and on

" Happy New School Year! Kelloggs and Crayola have teamed up for this worldwide contest Aug. 1-27. Consumers can win Crayola Cash inside specially-marked packages of Kelloggs back to school food categories of ready to eat cereals, toaster pastries and cookies. Winning packages will contain stickers redeemable online for cash in denominations of $5, $10, $25 or $50. Non-winning packs will contain a customizable Crayola download for items such as locker paper or a book cover.

" Feed Your Family, Feed the World. This Kraft Heinz Company stateside promotion runs Aug. 1  27, offering patrons $5 or $3 coupon deals on in-store displays promoting the name brand products. During this promotion, Kraft Heinz will donate up to 20,000 meals a day to Rise Against Hunger.

" Sharing the commissarys 150th birthday with Armour! Both the Armour Star company and military commissaries are observing 150th anniversaries. Check your local commissary for Armours 150th birthday celebration mass displays for special savings and coupons. NASCARs Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver and owner of the Armour NASCAR, noted both observances: I know better than anyone that the team around you makes all the difference in achieving success. We have the most successful armed forces in the world, and I would like to salute the commissary for being an invaluable team member to our military and their families. Just like Armour, the commissary is celebrating its 150th birthday this year, making a difference in the lives of the families they serve every day.

Our produce sections are offering new snack cups that include dairy, protein and fresh fruit for after-school snacks that children can serve themselves, Russ said. This is just one more example that your commissary has it all for your childrens back to school nutritional needs.


FORT LEE, Va. will have a new look come early August, with an updated and mobile-friendly design that gives patrons easier access to benefit information and sales events from their smartphone or tablet.

Over half of our patrons already use their mobile devices for accessing our current website, said Ronald Kelly, chief of corporate communications for the Defense Commissary Agency. So, the time is right for us to move to a platform that allows patrons on the go an easier connection to all the online features that help them get the most from their benefit.

Based on analytics data as of July 19, there have been an average of 300,000 visits per month to the website so far in fiscal 2017. The top five viewed pages are the home page, Commissary Rewards Card page, the Savings Aisle, Store Locator page, and Sales & Events, in that order. More than 60 percent of the visits to come from a smartphone or tablet.

Enhancements to the website include:

" Improved store pages that use your location to find your nearest store, including an option to select your default store and see its address, hours and other essential information all on one page

" A new Savings Center that collects all deals and events, such as the current sales flyer and savings aisle information, in an easy-to-use card format

" A new Healthy Living section, featuring guest articles, Thinking Outside the Box recipes and other essential information that promote health and wellness for patrons and their families

" Recipes can now be searched on the page by type, main ingredient or category, such as a Holiday recipe, 20-Minute Meal or Dietitian Approved to make finding that essential part of your meal quick and easy

Im a commissary patron, and Ill enjoy an easier trek to the website with my smartphone  whether Im in the commissary parking lot or right there in the store with the free Wi-Fi, Kelly said. With a more mobile-friendly experience, my access to everyday savings is just a few handheld clicks away.

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