Skip to main content

Food Insecurity Among Active-Duty Service Members and Veterans


Active duty military personnel, veterans and their families are part of a growing number of people using government food assistance programs to help make ends meet. According to the Defense Commissary Agency, service members on active duty spent over $21 million on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits at commissaries from September 2014 through August 2015.

Join the Academy

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics receive exciting benefits including complimentary continuing professional education opportunities, discounts on events and products in eatrightSTORE.org, invitations to exclusive members-only events and more!

This content is for Academy members only.

Members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics have full access to all content on eatrightPRO.org and discounted pricing on eatrightSTORE.org, along with many additional member benefits.