a. Commissary Officer. Under the direct supervision of the field office director,
the commissary officer is responsible for the day-to-day operational management of the
commissary store and its assets.
b. Commissary Store. Located on a military installation, provides subsistence
and household supplies for sale to authorized individuals.
c. Field Office Director. Is responsible for the management of all commissary
store resale activities within his regional area.
d. Troop Support Agency. The Troop Support Agency (TSA) manages and
operates commissary resale stores worldwide; commands commissary store regional
field offices; provides technical guidance and procedures for the worldwide operation of
the Army Food Service Program (garrison and field food service, excluding hospital,
nonappropriated fund, and Cadet dining facility, US Military Academy Food Program),
troop issue subsistence, laundry and dry cleaning activities, clothing sales stores, and
initial issue points for clothing.
e. Troop Support Agency Field Office. The TSA Field Office is responsible for
operational direction and accountability for all commissary stores within a designated
a. Troop Support Agency. A field operating agency under the jurisdiction of
the Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, is responsible for worldwide operation of resale
commissary store activities.
The Major Commands. United States Army Forces Command
(FORSCOM), Training & Doctrine Command (US Army) (TRADOC), overseas
commands, and/or other commands, direct and control the operation of resale
commissary store activities. They also determine the need for expansion of existing
facilities or establishment of new commissary facilities, in accordance with
Headquarters, Department of Army policy. The major commander designates a staff
officer to serve as liaison in matters concerning commissary store activities within his
c. The Installation Commander. Conducts liaison with the appropriate TSA
element. Determines, in coordination with the supporting commissary officer, the
requirements for services and hours of operation. The installation commander also
provides base operations support.