Alexandra Pirkle

Exchange In-Store Pickup Service Brings Convenience to Military Shoppers

By Alexandra Pirkle / August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments

DALLAS – Online shopping is more convenient than ever for Warfighters and their families with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s buy online, pickup in-store service. Military shoppers can buy items at ShopMyExchange.com and pick them up at their local Exchange. The program expanded to 135 locations in July, including Aberdeen Proving Ground, Edwards…

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‘Better for Veterans’: Exchange Named a 2020 Military Friendly® Employer

By Alexandra Pirkle / August 13, 2019 / 0 Comments

DALLAS — For the eighth consecutive year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a “Better for Veterans” Military Friendly® Employer by Viqtory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs magazine. The Exchange ranked in the Top 10 for the third year in a row in the Retail Consumer Goods and Government/Non-Profit category and…

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Davis-Monthan Exchange Micro Market Offers BE FIT Options On-the-Go for Tucson Air National Guard

By Alexandra Pirkle / August 6, 2019 / 0 Comments

TUSCON, Ariz. – 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 a micro market at the Tucson Air National Guard Base. Micro markets are self-service convenience stores that provide Warfighters round-the-clock access to snacks and small meals, including fresh fruit,…

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Mary Kostas, grand prize winner, You Made the Grade

Exchange Recognizes Academic Achievements of Military Students with $4,000 in Gift Cards

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

DALLAS – Mary Rita Kostas, 13, has had a busy summer—from lifeguard camp to space camp to winning the grand prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes. Col. Robert Sylvester, 56th Mission Support Group commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor, presented Mary with…

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From WIS-TV: SC Military daughter places 3rd worldwide for outstanding grades

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 31, 2019 / 0 Comments

It’s a big honor for a 6th grader in Sumter, who stands out for her academic performance. Rising 6th grader Bree Dippold of Hillcrest Middle School in Dalzell placed 3rd out of 1000 students worldwide, as part of the military’s Exchange Stores “You Made the Grade” program. At a ceremony at Shaw Air Force Base…

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Study Hard, Win Big: Sumter Military Child Wins $500 Prize for Academic Achievement at Shaw AFB

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 30, 2019 / 0 Comments

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE – Bree Dippold learned she had won the third-place prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes in an unusual place—the family car. “We were on a road trip to Florida when my mom found out and told me,” Bree said. “I was so excited.”…

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Study Hard, Win Big: Navarre Military Child Wins $1,500 Second Prize for Academic Achievement at Hurlburt Field

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 26, 2019 / 0 Comments

HURLBURT FIELD – When Gordon Goetz found out he was the second-prize winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes, he couldn’t believe his luck. “My first thought was ‘oh my gosh,’” he said. “This has never happened to me before.” Gordon received his prize, a $1,500 Exchange…

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Exchange Welcomes Army Combat Fitness Test Administrator as New BE FIT Influencer

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s BE FIT program has a new influencer: Sgt. 1st Class Sherille Butler, a 12-year Army logistics specialist, certified Army Combat Fitness Test administrator and bodybuilder. The Exchange’s BE FIT program empowers military customers, their families and the broader military community to make healthy lifestyle choices. Butler…

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customers shopping at Tinker AFB micro market

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

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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Exchange opens mobile dental clinic at JBLE

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Opens First Mobile Dental Office

By Alexandra Pirkle / July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments

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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