Fort Polk Celebrates Opening of New Commissary

commissaryopeningFort Polk celebrates the grand opening of a new commissary. Active military, retired military, and their dependents lined up this morning for their first look at a newly built 71-thousand square foot facility. The store is state of the art and offers an international delicatessen, sushi to go, and nearly 17-thousand items to choose from.

commissaryopening2The commissary was built with money collected from a five percent surcharge added to every transaction. Moreover, this surcharge eliminates any costs to the government.

The commissary serves nearly 32-thousand authorized shoppers that live within 20 miles of the base.

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