The commissary surcharge – the 5 percent added to every customer's bill – is not a tax. That's just one of several facts about the surcharge that even some of the savviest commissary customers are sometimes surprised to learn. Surcharge pays for new or renovated commissaries.
As Earth Day rolls around the Defense Commissary Agency is working diligently to reduce its environmental footprint through recycling, food donations, and environmentally friendly products. And DeCA is doing much more to help stores reduce their footprints.
The Pictsweet Company is voluntarily recalling some frozen vegetable varieties after being notified by its onion supplier that the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
in 2002, the Defense Commissary Agency began its string of clean audits, an unbroken streak that continued with the agency's financial statements for fiscal 2015 being given an "unmodified" audit opinion by independent auditors.
Military members and their families in the U.S. wanting to load up on savings only need to venture as far as their local store during the Defense Commissary Agency's spring National Case Lot Sale event.
Linda K. Randall has been named the Defense Commissary Agency's director of accounting effective March 20. As chief of accounting, Randall is responsible for recording and reporting DeCA's expenses which encompass about 100 million financial transactions each year.
A growing number of commissary patrons are using the website to help them maximize their savings before they shop. Website visitors can access Commissary Rewards Card digital coupons, the sales flyer and the "Savings Aisle" for promotional prices and more.
The annual observance of "Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day," March 29-30, recognizes the withdrawal of U.S. combat personnel and combat-support units from Vietnam in 1973.
American Gourmet is voluntarily recalling several sizes of their pistachio products due to a risk of salmonella contamination, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent March 25.
Savings, giveaways, and nutritional tours for the entire family are on tap for April as commissaries worldwide observe Month of the Military Child.
Following a difficult year for supplying Pacific Area commissaries, the Defense Commissary Agency selected the person in the middle of all those challenges, Jack McGregor, Pacific Area logistics chief, as the agency's 2015 Michael W. Blackwell Leadership Award recipient.
Nestlé is voluntarily recalling specific Gerber Organic 2nd Foods Pouch products after identifying a packaging issue during manufacturing that may result in product spoilage during transportation and handling.
Tri-Union Seafoods LLC is voluntarily recalling 107,280 cans of its tuna products because the product may be undercooked, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent March 18.
Bumble Bee Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling some tuna products due to possible under-processing at a co-pack facility, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent March 17.
Did you make a New Year's resolution to eat healthier in 2016? Even if you didn't make a resolution, it seems that every January many consumers intend to make healthy eating a priority.