commissary


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COMMISSARY. An officer whose principal duties are to supply the army with provisions.
     2. The Act of April 14, 1818, s. 6, requires that the president, by and with the consent of the senate, shall appoint a commissary general with the rank, pay, and emoluments of colonel of ordnance, and as many assistants, to be taken from the sub-alterns of the line, as the service may require. The commissary general and his assistants shall perform such duties, in the purchasing and issuing of rations to the armies of the United States, as the president may direct. The duties of these officers are further detailed in the subsequent sections of this act,, and in the Act of March 2, 1821.

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Your military command usually publishes the military exchange and commissary regulations for your area.
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So, every time you shop at your commissary or exchange, you are helping other military families to make ends meet or save for tomorrow.
The sale was open to National Guard and Reserve members, military retirees, active-duty military service members and dependents who could present an appropriate Department of Defense ID card that authorizes commissary privileges.
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A commissary is appointed to act on behalf of a bishop in the bishop's absence.
Now, it's all specialized,'' said Maxcy, who began his zoo career sorting carrots in the commissary two decades ago.

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