(a)Eligibility of Awarded the Purple Heart.—
(b)Eligibility of Who Are Medal of Honor Recipients.—
(c)Eligibility of Who Are Former Prisoners of War.—
(d)Eligibility of With Disabilities.—
(e)Eligibility of for Veterans.—
(f)User Fee Authority.—
The Secretary of Defense shall prescribe regulations that impose a user fee on individuals who are eligible solely under this section to purchase merchandise at a commissary store or MWR retail facility.
The Secretary shall set the user fee under this subsection at a rate that the Secretary determines will offset any increase in expenses arising from this section borne by the Department of the Treasury on behalf of commissary stores associated with the use of credit or debit cards for customer purchases, including expenses related to card network use and related transaction processing fees.
Any fee under this subsection is in addition to the uniform surcharge under section 2484(d) of this title.
(g)Definitions.—In this section:
(1) The term “MWR facilities” includes—
MWR retail facilities, as that term is defined in section 1063(e) of this title; and
military lodging operated by the Department of Defense for the morale, welfare, and recreation of members of the armed forces.