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Could your military commissary surcharge disappear?

February 15, 2020

From the Military Times website

Defense Commissary Agency photograph

Commissary customers would no longer be paying that 5 percent surcharge at the checkout, according to a draft Pentagon proposal.

But that doesn’t mean the extra cost would disappear. Commissary officials would build the extra 5 percent — or some other amount — into the shelf prices, and advocates are questioning how this could affect customers and ultimately, the commissary benefit. The proposal is part of draft legislation being considered to submit to Congress, because the law would have to be changed.

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Thanks to Gordon Lau and several others for forwarding this article to Retiree News

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