Select military children on 10 installations will be participating in Procter & Gamble virtual ProCamps during June and July. This is the second year of virtual camps because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
John Turner III, assistant commissary officer at the Fort Bragg North Commissary in North Carolina, has been selected DeCA’s Outstanding Disabled Employee of the Year for 2021.
Commissary CLICK2GO™, the Defense Commissary Agency’s new online ordering/curbside delivery service, officially arrived at the Langley Commissary during a June 7 ribbon-cutting ceremony.
On June 14, 1775, the Continental Congress established the U.S. Army and named Gen. George Washington as its first commanding general. Two days later, the Continental Congress established the Commissary General of Stores & Provisions to provide daily rations to the troops. 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 USDA’s Feds Feed Families (FFF) campaign for 2021 began June 1 and continues through Aug. 31 for federal workers and commissary customers and employees who want to donate to food banks and pantries in their area. For the second straight year, the Department of Defense has designated the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) the leader of the campaign for the military.
Beech-Nut Nutrition is voluntarily recalling one lot of their Stage 1, Single Grain Rice Baby Cereal because routine sampling revealed levels of naturally occurring inorganic arsenic above the FDA guidance level, according to a recall notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office
June is National Dairy Month and if you’re into dairy, your commissary has you covered with a fantastic variety of chilled dairy products as the days of summer grow hotter.
It’s not an overstatement to say that the new and improved Commissary CLICK2GO™ is, well, very much new and improved. Now featuring online payment and more product information than ever before, the online ordering/curbside delivery service is being expanded to all stateside commissaries by the end of the year, and to overseas stores soon thereafter.
Throughout the month of June, the commissary will run a number of sales promotions to help customers save more as they observe the Army’s 246th birthday, Flag Day and Father’s Day.
General Mills is voluntarily withdrawing specific code dates of their Pillsbury Refrigerated Pie Crust because variations in the production process introduced the potential for an off-flavor, according to a withdrawal notice from the Defense Commissary Agency’s food safety office sent May 26.
As America remembers the sacrifices of fallen service members during Memorial Day, the Defense Commissary Agency is taking this time to redouble its efforts in serving the military, the agency director said. “Memorial Day reminds us that we can never forget the sacrifices of our military members who paid the ultimate price in service of our country,” said Bill Moore, DeCA director and CEO. “On this day, we rededicate our efforts to be THE grocery provider of choice for our eligible patrons – delivering a vital benefit exclusively for our military community and their families.”
From April through Oct. 31, the Defense Commissary Agency’s severe weather promotional package includes discounts on the following items: beef jerky and other assorted meat snacks, soup and chili mixes, canned goods, powdered milk, cereals, batteries, airtight bags, weather-ready flashlights, tape (all-weather, heavy-duty shipping and duct), first aid kits, lighters, matches, lanterns, candles, hand sanitizer and anti-bacterial wipes. Specific items may vary from store to store.
Teamwork and a talent for making impressive in-store displays of fruits and vegetables helped assure the selection of West Point Commissary’s Maria Broda as one of the top 25 retail produce managers of the year for 2021.
As commissary customers head to their grills in May during National Barbecue Month, the Defense Commissary Agency offers significant savings on their meats, sauces, condiments, side dishes, aluminum foil and pans, charcoal briquettes and more.
Sara Lee Frozen Bakery is voluntarily recalling specific lots of their Sara Lee, Chef Pierre and Devonshire pecan pies because they may contain peanuts, an undeclared allergen, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent May 12.