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124 Years Strong: Army & Air Force Exchange Service Celebrates Anniversary with Special Savings

July 16, 2019

DALLAS – For 124 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has gone where troops have gone to provide goods and services to Warfighters and their families. The Department of Defense’s oldest retailer is celebrating its July 25 anniversary with savings for military shoppers. Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and military families can enjoy these great…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Double the Savings During Back-to-School ‘Tax Holidays’

July 15, 2019

DALLAS – At the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, every day is a tax holiday. While several states are offering back-to-school tax-free weekends, military shoppers can double up on the savings as the Exchange is offering an additional discount to match the local tax savings. Exchanges in the 16 states that are hosting tax…

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Exchange Equipped to Help Customers Weather the Storm this Hurricane Season

July 11, 2019

DALLAS – With hurricane season underway, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been preparing for the worst while hoping for the best. Exchange merchandising and logistics teams have been building inventory on critical emergency supplies including water, batteries, flashlights and generators to ensure that Soldiers and Airmen have what they need to remain…

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Small but Mighty: Exchange Micro Markets Offer BE FIT Options On-the-Go

July 9, 2019

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is expanding its on-the-go snacks, meals and sundries—including better-for-you options that support a BE FIT lifestyle—with micro markets at installations across the United States. Micro markets are self-service convenience stores that provide Warfighters round-the-clock access to snacks and small meals, including fresh fruit, salads, sandwiches and…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Opens First Mobile Dental Office

July 8, 2019

DALLAS – Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and families at Joint Base Langley-Eustis have a reason to smile a little brighter. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service opened a DOCS Dental mobile dental office at Fort Eustis on July 8. Patients can receive dental services including checkups, X-rays, cleanings, crowns, bridges, orthodontics, oral surgery and more…

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Fort Drum Exchange Opens New Express, Barbershop, Arby’s

July 8, 2019

FORT DRUM – Life for Soldiers and families at Fort Drum got more convenient with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s grand opening of a new Express store on July 8. The Ontario Express, at the intersection of Ontario Avenue and Tigress River Valley Road, also houses a four-chair barbershop and an Arby’s with…

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Soldiers Attend Esports Gamer ‘Boot Camp’ Through Exchange and U.S. Army Family & MWR Partnership

July 2, 2019

FRISCO, Texas – U.S. Soldiers come from all walks of life and are stationed all around the world, but there’s one thing they almost all share in common: gaming. Two weeks after professional gamers visited Fort Bliss to see how Soldiers train and live, the tables were turned when 15 Soldiers visited Complexity Gaming headquarters…

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Electronics Eligible for Back-to-School Layaway at the Exchange for Limited Time

July 1, 2019

DALLAS – Back-to-school shopping doesn’t have to break the bank. To help military families stay on budget while preparing for the school year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is expanding its layaway program to include computers, tablets and more from July 1 to Aug. 31. Laptops, desktops, iPads, notebook computers, tablets and other…

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30 Military Shoppers will clean up with $500 gift cards in Exchange sweepstakes

June 28, 2019

DALLAS –The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Unilever this summer to provide 30 lucky military shoppers $500 gift cards in the From the Field to Your Family sweepstakes. From June 28 to Aug. 1, authorized Exchange shoppers age 18 and older may enter the sweepstakes at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes. No purchase is necessary…

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Exchange Revs Up Army Veteran’s 50th Birthday with $19,000 Motorcycle

June 27, 2019

ORLANDO, Fla. – For retired Staff Sgt. Cheryl Davis, first time was the charm. The Army Veteran entered her first Army & Air Force Exchange Service contest earlier this year. Now, she is ready to head off into the sunset on her new motorcycle—she just needs to learn to ride it first. “I couldn’t believe…

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EXCHANGE IN THE NEWS

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Opens Mobile Field Store at Tyndall AFB—Only Retailer Open For Miles After Michael

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

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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124 Years Strong: Army & Air Force Exchange Service Celebrates Anniversary with Special Savings

July 16, 2019

DALLAS – For 124 years, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has gone where troops have gone to provide goods and services to Warfighters and their families. The Department of Defense’s oldest retailer is celebrating its July 25 anniversary with savings for military shoppers. Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and military…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Double the Savings During Back-to-School ‘Tax Holidays’

July 15, 2019

DALLAS – At the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, every day is a tax holiday. While several states are offering back-to-school tax-free weekends, military shoppers can double up on the savings as the Exchange is offering an additional discount to match the local tax savings. Exchanges in the 16…

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Exchange Equipped to Help Customers Weather the Storm this Hurricane Season

July 11, 2019

DALLAS – With hurricane season underway, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been preparing for the worst while hoping for the best. Exchange merchandising and logistics teams have been building inventory on critical emergency supplies including water, batteries, flashlights and generators to ensure that Soldiers and Airmen have…

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