Defense Commissary Agency Law and Legal Definition

The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is an agency in the U.S. Department of Defense responsible for providing goods and services to members of the armed forces at reduced prices. DeCA operates a worldwide chain of commissaries providing groceries to military personnel, retirees and their families in a safe and secure shopping atmosphere. The purpose of DeCA is to help the shoppers save on their purchases compared to commercial prices. Commissaries contribute to family readiness, and enhance the quality of life for America’s military and their families.