Once upon a time, a number of commissaries had small branch stores that allowed customers to conveniently phone in their orders, drive up to that facility and pick up their groceries. It wasn’t quite Commissary CLICK2GO, but it was a precursor of things to come.
Leaders from the Department of Defense, Defense Commissary Agency and Fort Belvoir, Virginia, gathered to acknowledge the start of DeCA’s pilot Commissary CLICK2GO delivery program today at the post commissary.
Enjoy Life Brands, LLC is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of its baked snack products because of the potential presence of foreign material, specifically hard plastic pieces, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent July 5.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s (DeCA) Sales Flyer for July 4-17 offers customers opportunities to save even more by purchasing promotional products. DeCA’s latest sales flyer features savings specific to “The Thrill of the Grill” summer meat and produce promotion and National Grilling Month, and offers customers many opportunities to maximize their benefit through other sales events. Information related to Feds Feed Families donations is also included.
On June 3 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) kicked off its 13th annual Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign, aimed at encouraging employees from federal departments and agencies to give in-kind contributions - food, services, and time - to food banks and pantries. This year’s campaign runs through Sept. 30, and marks the third year in a row the Department of Defense has designated the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) to lead its effort, said Randall “Randy” Eller, the agency’s director of logistics.
Supporting the troops’ quality of life. That was the mission when the modern-day commissary benefit began on July 1, 1867, and since 1991 that’s been the marching orders for the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA). As the commissary benefit hits its 155th year, DeCA remains committed to continuing a legacy of service that began with one-room subsistence stores and has now transformed to allow patrons to order groceries online from their personal internet-connected devices.
This summer boys and girls in 10 military communities will be able to enjoy a football ProCamps event thanks to a partnership between Procter & Gamble (P&G) and commissaries and exchanges. The two-day camps, which are led by NFL football players, are open to first through eighth grade family members of active duty military, reservists, retirees and DOD civilian employees
The Defense Commissary Agency’s (DeCA) Sales Flyer for June 20 to July 3 offers customers opportunities to save even more by purchasing promotional products.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) joined a host of retailers in supporting a wife and husband, both disabled veterans, featured in the “Military Makeover with Montel” TV series on Lifetime. Military Makeover is led by Montel Williams, a TV talk show host and Marine Corps and Navy veteran. The series honors veterans by bringing together retailers, designers, contractors, landscapers and other home improvement companies to help transform their homes and lives.
Three female Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) leaders have been chosen by Progressive Grocer as “Top Women in Grocery” for 2022. Maureen McCarthy, store director at the Fort Bragg North Commissary; Meralie Ervin, central area manager of Florida’s Zone 4; and Dr. Theon Danet, DeCA’s chief information officer and executive director of the Information Technology Group are three of 401 selected this year from over 1,100 nominees.
When the Continental Army was created on June 14, 1775, the roots of the commissary benefit were laid two days later. Today, the Department of Defense (DOD) recognizes the commissary benefit as mission critical, and throughout the years it has gained the admiration and gratitude of soldiers and their families, said Marine Sgt. Maj. Michael R. Saucedo, senior enlisted advisor to the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) director.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s (DeCA) Sales Flyer for June 6-19 offers customers opportunities to save even more by purchasing promotional products. The latest sales flyer features savings specific to events such as “The Thrill of the Grill” summer meat and produce promotion, Father’s Day, National Dairy Month and more. Shoppers will also see ongoing opportunities to maximize their benefit through the “Stock Up and Save” sweepstakes offering discounts on several participating brands
When you’re a commissary located just south of the Kennedy Space Center, receiving a call to support a television show is just another day at the office. That was the situation for the staff at the Patrick Space Force Base Commissary near Cocoa Beach, Florida, when they were notified their store’s CLICK2GO online ordering, curbside pickup service would be part of the Defense Commissary Agency’s participation in the “Military Makeover with Montel” series.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office is updating the initial recall to add additional J. M. Smucker Co.
As America remembers the sacrifices of fallen service members during Memorial Day, the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is taking this time to redouble its efforts in serving the military, the agency director said.