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.
Commissary overall worldwide customer savings were 25 percent for fiscal 2020, reported the Defense Commissary Agency.
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.
Lancaster Foods LLC is recalling processed butternut squash items because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Jan. 20.
Nestle USA is recalling select batches of their Hot Pockets Garlic Buttery Crust Pepperoni Pizza Brand Sandwiches because they may contain clear plastic and glass, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Jan. 15.
Pero Family Farms Food Company, LLC initiated its own voluntary recall of its butternut squash products after receiving a notification of this recall from its supplier, Race West Company, that some products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a Department of Defense All
Out with 2020 and in with 2021. Although the year has changed, the Defense Commissary Agency’s responsibility to deliver the commissary benefit safely during the COVID-19 pandemic has not.
Dole Fresh Vegetables, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of their Dole Sesame Asian Chopped Salad Kits because a packaging error resulted in the presence of egg, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Jan. 5.
Army Col. Alisa R. Wilma is the interim director of the Defense Commissary Agency’s public health and safety directorate, announced Rogers E. Campbell, executive director of DeCA’s Store Operations Group. The appointment is effective Dec. 15.
Family Fit Lifestyle Month in January highlights nutrition and the benefits of exercising. And the commissary is there to help service members and their families achieve their fitness goals without flexing their budgets.
Nestlé Prepared Foods is voluntarily recalling a specific lot code of its frozen Lean Cuisine Baked Chicken meal because they may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of hard white plastic according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Dec.