It’s fall y’all! It’s officially October 1st and although Pumpkin Spice season started on September 22nd, it definitely feels more official now.

As we move towards the holidays and the need to buy more food for possible gatherings, we wanted to share these promotions from your base commissary that you should know about via DECA.

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DeCA Turns 30 Commissary Gift Card Giveaway. During October, DeCA will commemorate the 30th anniversary of its establishment on Oct. 1, 1991, as the military’s commissary agency. In honor of DeCA’s legacy, the agency will create a “DeCA Turns 30 Commissary Gift Card Giveaway” to celebrate this milestone. To learn more about the giveaway, go to .

Commissary Store Brands Fall Sale. We are excited to announce that from Oct. 11 to 24 the commissary will conduct its Commissary Store Brand Fall Sales event. During this time, you can expect to save even more on Freedom’s Choice, Homebase, Full Circle, Tippy Toes, TopCare, Wide Awake Coffee, Crav’n Flavor, Pure Harmony and Flock’s Finest brands. Commissary Store Brands offer the quality you come to expect from national brands at a fraction of the price. Look for details in your commissary.

‘Got Commissary Milk?’ Check out the extra-low prices on gallon-size milk in the chill section in the U.S. stores highlighted with the Your Everyday Savings (YES!) orange label. The Yes! program ensures your commissary provides the savings you deserve on a daily basis on these gallon-size milk items and the other products you buy most frequently. Just look for the bright, orange labels.

Apple promotion. The Annual Apple Grower’s promotion is partnering with Skippy Peanut Butter, Justin’s Nut Butters, and Marzetti’s Caramel Dips products from Oct. 11 to 24. Check your stateside produce section for details.

2021 NCAA Football Sales event. Unilever and OSC-WEB are hosting this worldwide event Oct. 11-24. Commissary customers will have a chance to win one of 15 Football Prize Packages that include 55” TVs and Bose soundbars valued at over $25,000. Look for “College Football” displays depicting Axe Men’s grooming lines, Dove Men, Degree, Suave Men and Vaseline Men.

Oktoberfest Continues. Through mid-October, commissary customers will find in-store displays and coupons for imported items from Germany and other European countries worldwide. A sample of these German products are chocolates, cookies, sauerkraut, mustard, red cabbage, pickles, noodles, coffee and more.

“Halloweeeeen!” There is still a lot of Halloween candy to be purchased before All Hallow’s Eve. Roam the spooky aisles of your local commissary and get your favorite treats before they disappear.

Trick or Treat – Win a Turkey to Eat! Your commissary will be conducting a worldwide Halloween Costume Photo Contest Oct. 1-31. Submit a photo of yourself, your family, or your pet in their Halloween costume and you may win a 14-16-pound frozen turkey. Go to for contest details. One winner chosen per store.

Slashed turkey prices. Commissaries are cutting prices on holiday turkeys. This year, your commissary is offering frozen, whole-body Shady Brook/Honeysuckle/Valchris turkeys for less than 50 cents a pound! Sales begin Sept. 27 and continue through Dec. 31. Also, a frozen Butterball, whole-body turkey will be sold for less than a $1.50 a pound while supplies last.



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Krystel is the mom of two and an Army Wife. In addition to Army Wife 101 she is the Co-Founder of a digital media agency that connects brands with the military market. She has appeared on MSNBC ,FOX LA and formerly was a weekly contributor to HLN's "Raising America". She has written for various outlets including Sheknows and Lifetime and is a big fan of cupcakes and french fries.

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