Commissaries salute military with special November events
Commissaries worldwide will salute the military community in November with special events and promotions including high-value coupon booklets for free frozen turkeys.
The Department of Defense announced today that retired Rear Adm. Robert J. Bianchi will serve as interim director and chief executive officer of the Defense Commissary Agency.
The old saying, “the only constant is change,” certainly couldn’t be truer for military families. Missed family milestones, constant moves to new duty stations and the ever-changing state of international affairs order their pace of life; however, they remain resilient.
Commissary patrons with “frightening” costumes or “scary” food dishes are invited to showcase their Halloween-themed masterpieces on the Defense Commissary Agency’s social media.
The Defense Commissary Agency said farewell to a number of employees who recently retired from federal service, many of them known agency-wide for their valuable contributions to the strength of the commissary benefit, said Acting DeCA Director and CEO Michael J. Dowling.
Oct. 13 is the 242nd anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Navy by the Continental Congress in 1775.
Energy-saving products are available in commissaries at extra savings during October in partnership with DOD’s observance of National Energy Action Month.
The Defense Commissary Agency is rolling out acceptance of the MILITARY STAR card in all its stores to offer greater convenience to service members and their families and further strengthen funding of critical military quality-of-life programs, said Command Chief Master Sgt. Stuart Allison, DeCA senior enlisted advisor.
General Mills is voluntarily recalling specific Cascadian Farm Organic Cinnamon Raisin Granola product due to the presence of almonds, an undeclared nut allergen, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Oct. 10.
After a previous recall of Philadelphia Cream Cheese products due to possible tampering, Kraft Heinz Company conducted an internal investigation that revealed the suspected tampering is limited to the Philadelphia Soft Cream Cheese tubs from a specific production facility, according to a Departme
The Defense Department’s Hazardous Food and Nonprescription Drug Recall System has announced a recall of Philadelphia Cream Cheese due to possible tampering, according to a DOD All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 6.
Playtex, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling children’s Playtex Plates and Bowls with printed graphics because they may present a choking hazard, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent Oct. 5.
Fuji apples grown by Royal Chinook Orchards are being recalled because they tested above the established tolerance levels for Thiabendazole (TBZ), a pesticide used to control fruit diseases, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 4.
Belmont Sausage Co. is voluntarily recalling its smoked turkey drumstick products due to an undeclared allergen as a result of mislabeling according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Oct. 1.