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Exchange Named One of Top Companies for Latinas

October 15, 2018

DALLAS – For the eleventh consecutive year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named one of the top 50 best companies for Latinas by LATINA Style magazine. The LATINA Style 50 Report is considered the most respected evaluation of career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women in corporate America. Its annual report identifies…

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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 in hopes of bringing back…

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Exchange Deploys Mobile Field Exchange to Assist with Recovery Efforts in Florida

October 15, 2018

WACO, Texas – To assist with the recovery after Hurricane Michael, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service deployed a mobile field Exchange (MFE) from its Waco Distribution Center to Eglin Air Force Base in Florida on Sunday, underscoring the Department of Defense retailer’s commitment to military readiness and resiliency. An MFE is a 53-foot…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Save 15 Percent on Holiday Shopping with New MILITARY STAR Accounts Oct. 12 to 25

October 11, 2018

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can pick up extra savings before the holiday season by opening a new MILITARY STAR® card account. From Oct. 12 to 25, new cardholders will receive 15 percent off their first day’s purchases instead of the 10 percent discount regularly offered. Discount will appear as a…

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Exchange Food Courts Highlight Healthier Options to ‘Build a Better You’

October 10, 2018

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping Soldiers, Airmen and their families take the guesswork out of eating on the go at Exchange food courts worldwide. The Exchange’s new Build a Better You directs diners to better-for-you-options at Exchange restaurants through videos and social media posts with advice on how to…

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Days Ahead of Hurricane Michael, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Ships Emergency Supplies to Troops

October 9, 2018

DALLAS – Before the latest hurricane to threaten the United States even had an official name, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service put the wheels in motion to fully support Soldiers, Airmen, military families and first responders in harm’s way. The Exchange began preparing Saturday for Hurricane Michael, which is poised to slam Florida’s…

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Exchange to Give Away $14,000 in Prizes in Three Fall Sweepstakes

October 5, 2018

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, in partnership with some of its vendors, is giving away nearly $14,000 in prizes this fall with three military-exclusive sweepstakes. Authorized shoppers age 18 and older can go to ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes to enter: P&G Monster Ride Sweepstakes (through Oct. 31): Shoppers can send a photo of their…

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Brussels Exchange Shift Supervisor Recognized as DoD Outstanding Employee with Disability

October 4, 2018

DALLAS – For shift supervisor Joy Atkinson, “family serving family” is a way of life, making her invaluable to her teammates at the Brussels Exchange retail store, where she has worked for more than a year. Atkinson’s inspirational spirit has earned her the Outstanding Department of Defense Employee with a Disability Award. She was honored…

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Exchange Helps Military Shoppers Save During Energy Action Month

October 4, 2018

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping Soldiers, Airmen and their families save energy—and money—during October’s National Energy Action Month. The Exchange offers a wide selection of energy-efficient products, from appliances to light bulbs, to help military shoppers conserve energy and reduce their monthly electric bills. From Oct. 5 to 11,…

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Exchange Director/CEO Receives ALA Distinguished Service Award

October 3, 2018

SAN ANTONIO – In honor of efforts to improve the quality of life for service members and families, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Director/CEO Tom Shull received the American Logistics Association’s Distinguished Service Award on Oct. 2 during the group’s annual convention in San Antonio. ALA is a nonprofit trade association that promotes, protects…

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EXCHANGE IN THE NEWS

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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NRF Retail Gets Real Podcast: The Army & Air Force Exchange Service Balances Profitability with Community (featuring Director/CEO Tom Shull)

July 2, 2018

Serving military troops, families and veterans at home and abroad, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service operates more than 2,700 facilities around the world. The organization exists to make the lives of military veterans and families better, and about 85 percent of its 34,000 associates are connected to the…

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PRESS RELEASES

Exchange Named One of Top Companies for Latinas

October 15, 2018

DALLAS – For the eleventh consecutive year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named one of the top 50 best companies for Latinas by LATINA Style magazine. The LATINA Style 50 Report is considered the most respected evaluation of career advancement opportunities for Hispanic women in corporate…

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Exchange Deploys Mobile Field Exchange to Assist with Recovery Efforts in Florida

October 15, 2018

WACO, Texas – To assist with the recovery after Hurricane Michael, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service deployed a mobile field Exchange (MFE) from its Waco Distribution Center to Eglin Air Force Base in Florida on Sunday, underscoring the Department of Defense retailer’s commitment to military readiness and resiliency.…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Save 15 Percent on Holiday Shopping with New MILITARY STAR Accounts Oct. 12 to 25

October 11, 2018

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can pick up extra savings before the holiday season by opening a new MILITARY STAR® card account. From Oct. 12 to 25, new cardholders will receive 15 percent off their first day’s purchases instead of the 10 percent discount regularly offered.…

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