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Eliminate the PX program

The Commisary and PX programs at military bases should be eliminated and replaced with commercial operations. Tax free sales hurt the states in which these bases are located and cause morale problems for those working on bases without military background (or friends who buy for them). There is no need for a Commissary or PX to compete with local businesses unfairly. There is no need to provide these highly discounted... more »

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Expand Commisary & Exchange Benefits

The DoD should seriously consider expanding commissary and exchange benefits to DoD civilians and retired DoD Civilians.

These operations support MWR, and with an expanded clientele, they will be able to move more product and negotiate lower prices with suppliers, and thus, expand profits available for MWR purposes.

The military drawdown in the 1990s and the recent MIL to CIV conversions across many DoD agencies and... more »

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Reduce the use of paper receipts

Many customers at the commissary decline the offer of the receipt, especially for small shopping. we could save a lot of papers receipt if we added an icon on the register to decline the offer of the receipt, after getting the customer permission. Besides that,
According to a story in Science News, three new studies show that some type of cash register receipts has a significant amount of a chemical called Bisphenol... more »

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Promote dollar coin use at AAFES, Commisary, NX, Clubs, etc.

See related suggested listed below for more info.

US dollar coins are being stored. They are not circulating. Dollar coins are cheaper in the long run than paper one dollar bills.

Have the PX, BX, comissary, Marine exchange, clubs in the Morale and Welfare system, etc. Start each day with a specifiec minimum of dollar coins in their "bank", "drawer", "tray" or what ever the enterprise calls the money availalbe... more »

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