Rep. Wittman praises military commissary says nothing about the fact they system is subsidized under the food stamp program
On January 10, 2014 Rep. Rob Wittman of Virginia asked for and was granted permission to address the United States House of Representatives for one minute to praise the military commissary system.
“Mr. Speaker, I rise today to express my support for the military exchange and commissary program.”
“The Defense Commissary Agency in the Department of Defense operates an efficient, worldwide chain of commissaries providing affordable groceries to military personnel and their families, and retirees. This benefit is critical for the men and women of the military and their families. It helps military personnel adequately provide for their families’ nutrition and well-being, both here at home and across the globe”, he said.