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DAF announces 2022 Photo Contest winners
November 7, 2022
opening slide to announce winners

DOD offers discounted rates for campgrounds nationwide
August 6, 2021
Campground shown.

Veterans with Veteran Health ID Card can shop at Military Exchange starting Jan. 1
December 5, 2019
The Defense Department has announced expanded commissary, Military Service Exchange and MWR access beginning Jan. 1, 2020, and established a standard for physical access to military installations. Veterans and primary family caregivers who are eligible and want to take advantage of in-person benefits must have a Veterans Health Identification Card, or VHIC. Primary family caregivers must have an eligibility letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Community Care.

Commissary, Exchange, MWR expand patron base starting Jan. 1, 2020
December 3, 2019
The Departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs combined efforts to allow Commissary and Exchange use beyond its current patron base. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war, all service-connected disabled veterans and caregivers enrolled in the VA's Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers program will be permitted to shop there.