The lifestyle of a young service member can be beyond hectic with ongoing deployments and constant training rotations. To help these busy service members access quick, nutritious meals and snacks, the Defense Commissary Agency launched the first phase of its dietitian-approved fueling station program at 22 commissaries in February. More stores will be added later this month in phase two of the roll out.
March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s slogan, “Personalize Your Plate,” highlights that the approach to a healthy lifestyle should be as individualized as the person seeking to make positive nutritional changes.
MW Polar is voluntarily recalling about 297,000 pounds of ready-to-eat canned corned beef products because they were imported and distributed without undergoing required import re-inspection by the U.S.
During March, commissary customers will see significant savings with sales promotions linked to National Nutrition Month, Frozen Food Month, NFL ProCamps, the college basketball playoffs, St. Patrick’s Day and more.
Meeting the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic head-on, organizers of the Procter & Gamble Military ProCamps held a virtual kick-off event Feb. 16 to launch the program that hosts football camps for military family youngsters worldwide.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s Freedom’s Choice Enhanced Water received the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s 2020 Salute to Excellence Award virtually through the PLMA’s Private Label Week event Feb. 1-5.
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Registration is open for members of the military community to participate in the Procter & Gamble Military ProCamps Virtual Kick-off event Feb. 16, 1-3 p.m.
The Feb. 17 deadline to apply to the Scholarships for Military Children program, administered by the nonprofit Fisher House Foundation, is quickly approaching.
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Doris “Dorie” Miller, a cook aboard the battleship USS West Virginia, went down in history when he carried wounded shipmates to safety, manned a machinegun and engaged enemy planes during the Pearl Harbor attack on Dec. 7, 1941. In observance of Black History Month, military resale patrons will be eligible to enter a sweepstakes that honors Miller’s legacy as the first African-American sailor to be awarded the Navy Cross.
The Defense Commissary Agency’s senior enlisted advisor, Marine Sgt.Maj. Michael Saucedo, was presented the Legion of Merit, first award, during a Jan. 19 ceremony at DeCA headquarters.
Okay, inviting 50 people to your big game party will probably violate COVID-19 protocols on social distancing. However, for those close-knit household “bubble” events, service members and their families can still save money on the ingredients for their sports menus at their local commissary
Frito-Lay is voluntarily recalling a limited number of their “Party Size” bags of Ruffles Original Potato Chips because they may contain milk, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Jan. 22.
Without a way to quickly identify nutrient-rich foods, commissary customers who want to make better food choices can spend a lot of time studying product labels. The Defense Commissary Agency’s health and wellness team is looking to make that chore easier with the new Dietitian-Approved Thumb program, known as DAT.