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Commissaries and Exchanges

Love paying sales tax and full price? Right. Who does? Fortunately, you’ve got a sweet inside deal — the military exchange system, with tax-free shopping and discount goods and services.

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Perks of the Commissary and Exchange

Did you know that your commissary and exchange offer perks such as tax-free shopping, military-exclusive pricing, contest prizes, job opportunities for the military community and more?

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Commissary and Exchange – Benefits

Find tax-free shopping, great savings and other benefits when you shop at a military commissary or exchange.

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Products and Resources

Resources on this page are designed to assist service providers and leaders as they conduct and promote MWR programs and services. They provide background, highlights, data and other info.

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Commissary On-Site Sales for National Guard and Reserve

Shopping can be a challenge for National Guard and reserve service members who aren’t near an installation, so the Defense Commissary Agency offers them the chance to host an on-site sale.

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History of Military Recreation Programs

The historical roots of morale, welfare and recreation activities and nonappropriated funds date to the American Revolution.

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Unlock the Savings and Nutrition Inside Your Commissary

Shopping for your best health can be inexpensive, and nutritious recipes can be easy to follow. Visit the Defense Commissary Agency’s website for great tips.

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Military Housing: Living on an Installation for the First Time

Moving is an exciting time, and moving on to a military installation for the first time can be a great opportunity to become part of a service-oriented community. You’ll likely have many things in common with your new neighbors, and save some money by living in more affordable housing provided to you by the military.

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Getting Settled in the Military – The Essentials

New to the military? That means new surroundings, new digs and new routines. You’ll want to get up to speed on your new living arrangements, rules and ways to get rooted in your new military community.

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Military Spouse Jobs Overseas

You’ve just found out you’re moving overseas. You’re shaking up your world, and new possibilities and experiences await you. Perhaps a new job awaits you, too.

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Veterans & Military Funeral Honors – Benefits

As a veteran, you may be eligible to choose between two GI Bill programs for educational benefits: the Post-9/11 GI Bill and the Montgomery GI Bill. If you served at least 90 days of active duty since Sept. 11, 2001, you may be. …
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Resources

At Military OneSource, we have one mission — to connect you to your best MilLife. We’re here to help, with information and resources vetted by the Defense Department. Military OneSource connects you to programs, services and products. …