Close the Base Exchanges (BX) and instead pay for a Sam's Club membership or a Costco membership for active duty military. Then people have a choice, there is competition, better quality products, and you drive the prices down for the government in providing this service, not to mention you stimulate private industry in the process.
slowly transition from the use of plastic bags in commisaries and BX (base exchanges) worldwide. This transition should take 3 to 5 years. As a transition incintive, give a small discount to individuals who utilize reusable shopping bags (2 or 3%). This environmental and cost savings is already inacted in the privates sector by such companies as Aldies, Sams and Costco.