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Exchange Honors Military Student with $500 Prize for Academic Achievement at Seymour Johnson AFB

January 18, 2019

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE – Fifth-grader Josephine Simmons says she has never won anything before. That changed when she was chosen for the $500 third-place prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes. “It’s unbelievable,” she said. “I’ve got a couple of friends who are jealous.” Josephine…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Upgrade Their Fitness Routine with Two Sweepstakes

January 14, 2019

 DALLAS – Two sweepstakes are giving Soldiers, Airmen and their families a chance to take their BE FIT lifestyle to the nex­t level. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 18, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win the Fill Your Gym Bag Sweepstakes, sponsored by Adidas. Ten winners…

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Nearly $9,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs in Two Exchange Sweepstakes

January 10, 2019

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away nearly $9,000 in prizes in January with two military-exclusive sweepstakes. Authorized shoppers age 18 and older can visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes to enter: Mars/Wrigley Big Game Sweepstakes (through Jan. 22): Three worldwide winners will receive an Exchange gift card valued at $1,500 to be used…

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Military Shoppers Can Win Chance to Fire Up the Grill with Celebrity Chef Robert Irvine

January 7, 2019

DALLAS – It’s the time of the year for resolutions, and military exchanges and the commissary are teaming up to encourage families to get fit in 2019. From now through Jan. 31, military shoppers are invited to submit an essay on how their family is choosing to get healthy in the new year and how their…

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At Armed Forces Bowl, Exchange Spreads the Word: Veterans Can Shop Online Tax-Free

December 22, 2018

FORT WORTH, Texas – For the second straight year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is leveraging the national appeal of the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl and Army West Point Athletics to remind Veterans of their DoD-approved military exchange shopping benefit—tax-free shopping with military-exclusive pricing through ShopMyExchange.com. “It’s a privilege to be part…

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Exchanges Remain Open Despite Government Shutdown

December 22, 2018

 DALLAS – All Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores will remain open for Soldiers, Airmen, military families and retirees during the federal government shutdown, which began at midnight Dec. 22 Though the Exchange is part of the Department of Defense, the organization is a nonappropriated fund entity, with nearly 100 percent of its operating budget coming from…

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More Than 40 Fort Campbell Families Have Exchange Layaways Paid in Full at Surprise Event

December 21, 2018

FORT CAMPBELL – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service made the holidays a bit merrier for Fort Campbell families with help from the nonprofit Pay Away the Layaway. The families received the good news—more than $7,000 in layaways were paid in full—during a live broadcast of “Good Morning America” on Dec. 21 from the…

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Five Service Members Win $25,000 in MILITARY STAR Holiday Sweepstakes

December 19, 2018

DALLAS – The Exchange Credit Program spread cheer to five service members this holiday season with $25,000 in cash prizes. One winner each from the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard received $5,000 to help with last-minute holiday gifts, travel and other purchases as part of the MILITARY STAR® card’s Home for…

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Exchange and Sony Pictures Bring Free Screenings of ‘Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse’ and ‘Holmes & Watson’ to Troops Deployed to the Middle East

December 19, 2018

SEMBACH, Germany – For the first time, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Sony Pictures are teaming up to provide simultaneous free screenings of two movies to servicemen and women deployed to the Middle East, just in time for the holidays. Troops will have a chance to see “Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse” and…

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Exchange Giving Away 100 Smartwatches in Red Bull Fitbit Sweepstakes

December 18, 2018

DALLAS – As the new year approaches, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is arming Warfighters and military families with the tools to nail their fitness goals thanks to the Red Bull Fitbit Sweepstakes. Through Dec. 31, authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can enter to win one of 100 Fitbit Versa smartwatches…

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EXCHANGE IN THE NEWS

WMBB-TV: Tyndall AFB Sets Up A Store On Wheels

October 24, 2018

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – The military does what it can to make sure those serving are taken care of. One way they are doing that on Tyndall Air Force Base is by bringing in a convenience store on wheels to provide basic comforts for anyone working on base.  … Read…

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KCEN-TV: Waco AAFES unit helps Florida military base

October 15, 2018

WACO, Texas — After a military base in Florida was left in pieces following Hurricane Michael, Central Texans offered to lend a helping hand anyway they could. The Army and Air Force Exchange Service sent a mobile field exchange and a trailed filled with supplies to the nearly demolished base…

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Stars and Stripes: Overseas military exchange stores thrive in face of ‘retail apocalypse’

September 5, 2018

The so-called retail apocalypse may be hollowing out shopping malls from coast to coast — but that’s a world away from government-run stores overseas that turn a healthy profit selling tax-free goods to a captive market. Despite a booming economy, at least 94 million square feet of retail space will…

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Exchange Honors Military Student with $500 Prize for Academic Achievement at Seymour Johnson AFB

January 18, 2019

SEYMOUR JOHNSON AIR FORCE BASE – Fifth-grader Josephine Simmons says she has never won anything before. That changed when she was chosen for the $500 third-place prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes. “It’s unbelievable,” she said. “I’ve got a couple of…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Upgrade Their Fitness Routine with Two Sweepstakes

January 14, 2019

 DALLAS – Two sweepstakes are giving Soldiers, Airmen and their families a chance to take their BE FIT lifestyle to the nex­t level. From Jan. 18 to Feb. 18, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering military shoppers a chance to win the Fill Your Gym Bag Sweepstakes,…

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Nearly $9,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs in Two Exchange Sweepstakes

January 10, 2019

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away nearly $9,000 in prizes in January with two military-exclusive sweepstakes. Authorized shoppers age 18 and older can visit ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes to enter: Mars/Wrigley Big Game Sweepstakes (through Jan. 22): Three worldwide winners will receive an Exchange gift card valued…

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