Army Lt. Col. Angela M. Schmillen is the Defense Commissary Agency’s new director of public health and safety, announced Rogers E. Campbell, executive director of DeCA’s Store Operations Group. Schmillen’s selection is effective July 1.
Just as it’s heating up for summer, commissaries worldwide have an incredible selection of cool, soothing, delicious ice cream products at great prices as we all observe July as National Ice Cream Month.
July is that time of year when families, friends and food come together to create the ultimate outdoor barbecue. As the grills heat up for the Fourth of July holiday or just plain old summer fun, commissaries can help customers enjoy their cookouts with more money in their pockets.
The worldwide rollout of Commissary CLICK2GOTM just got better with a waiver of the service charge for a limited time, as an added incentive for new customers and old customers alike to use the Defense Commissary Agency’s improved online shopping experience.
The commissary benefit was an important part of Bill Moore’s life growing up. He is the son of a combat veteran, so he remembers what a trip to the commissary meant to his family’s quality of life. Today, as the director and CEO of the Defense Commissary Agency, Moore is celebrating the 154th birthday of the commissary benefit on July 1 by boosting its future usage.
Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd. is voluntarily recalling certain consignments and sizes of frozen cooked shrimp because the products may be contaminated with Salmonella, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent June 25.
Dole Diversified North America, Inc. is voluntarily recalling a limited number of fresh blueberries packaged in various clamshell sizes due to potential Cyclospora contamination, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent June 25.
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) announces the selection of Army Col. Aaron M. Stanek, former commandant of the Army Logistics University (ALU), as the headquarters chief of staff effective Aug. 17.
The Defense Commissary Agency would like to welcome back military retirees and other eligible beneficiaries, such as disabled veterans and their designated family caregivers, Purple Heart recipients and former prisoners of war to shop their local commissary.
The future is now for young enlisted troops, and the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) wants to ensure they know how to maximize their commissary benefit. In that spirit, DeCA, the Army at Fort Jackson, South Carolina, and the Better Opportunities for Single Soldiers (BOSS) program partnered June 8-9 to provide hands-on cooking classes, nutrition education and tours of the commissary for local enlisted service members.
The Scholarships for Military Children program once again came through for 500 students from military families who were each awarded a $2,000 scholarship grant for the upcoming 2021 - 2022 school year. The program, created in 2001, recognizes the contributions of military families to the readiness of the fighting force and celebrates the commissaries’ role in enhancing the military’s quality of life.
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.
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.