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Can Grown Children Qualify for Military Benefits?

We've recently received many letters from wishful commissary shoppers or their parents. One retiree wanted to know if his daughter and son-in-law, who live near a base, can shop at the commissary. Another figured that since the commissary rules say only active-duty service members, Guard and Reservists, medical retirees, retirees, Gold Star widows, 100 percent disabled veterans and all of their respective dependents are granted commissary access, that they could get in. What's the real story? See this Questions and Benefits column to get the answer.

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