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Did Someone Say ‘Free’? Exchange Launching Fee-Free Layaway Ahead of the Holidays

DALLAS – Soldiers, Airmen and military families can get a jump-start on holiday shopping thanks to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s fee-free layaway.

From Sept. 1 to Dec. 24, the Exchange will waive its $3 service fee for items priced at $25 or more. Toys, bikes, clothing and more are included.

“The holidays tend to sneak up on us, and before we know it we’re having to buy last-minute gifts for loved ones,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “The Exchange’s holiday layaway offers a great way to plan your gift list and stay on budget—and keep special presents out of sight.”

To place items on layaway, military shoppers pay a deposit of 15% of the purchase price. Items must be picked up by Dec. 24.

For program details and eligibility information, shoppers can visit their local Exchange customer service desk.

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 62nd-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.3 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Gabriela Moore, 214-312-6154, or mooreag@aafes.com

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