Navy expands access

Navy expands accessAs of Jan. 1, the use of commissaries, exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation facilities has been extended, according to an announcement by the Department of Defense.

Veterans, Purple Heart recipients, former prisoners of war and individuals approved and designated as primary family caregivers of eligible veterans (see details at now qualify for access to these military resources.

The House of Representatives passed the Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act in April 2018, and military-centric news sites began announcing implementation last November.

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Story First Published: 2020-01-10