Remember your commissary for Thanksgiving savings
Thanksgiving is almost here and for most of us that means family, football and an epic meal. Turkeys and pies, casseroles and cakes can cause your grocery bill to quickly spiral out of control.
November 10 is the 242nd anniversary of the establishment of the U.S. Marine Corps by the Continental Congress in 1775. This gave the Navy a special armed force – essentially, a seagoing infantry – to be used during battles at sea and ashore.
Hector Granado, former East Area director for the Defense Commissary Agency, is now director of the newly formed marketing directorate.
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