Sales and transaction data gathered by the Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) through the first five months of fiscal 2017 show a familiar pattern of worrisome declines, traceable only in part to the recent force drawdown. The steady fall in commissary sales and store transactions since 2012 suggest Congress and Defense Department officials picked a risky time to try to lower taxpayer support of the benefit while still preserving shopper savings. Read the full article on the Military Advantage blog.
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The list is included in a 61-page report to Congress delivered Wednesday.