Commissaries across the globe are up to the challenges presented by COVID-19, according to the retired Navy flag officer who oversees operations of the global, multibillion-dollar system.
Rear Adm. Robert Bianchi, USN (Ret), DoD special assistant for commissary operations, said each of the 236 commissaries worldwide made adjustments to keep customers and employees safe as they shopped for essential food and supplies during the global crisis.
“We’ve kind of been on the forefront through all of this,” Bianchi said in an interview with MOAA last week. “There’s a lot of folks that have had to shut down, so those of us that have stayed open ... are kind of the pathfinders for many in how we respond, how we adjust to the immediate and then also what the new normal is going to look like.”
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