Marisa Conner

Exchange Provides One-Stop Shop Online for PCS’ing Soldiers, Airmen

PCS’ing? Exchange Offers Resources for Soldiers and Airmen on the Move

By Marisa Conner / June 19, 2019 /

DALLAS – Making a Permanent Change of Station is a rite of passage for military families—and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is here to help. The Exchange’s PCS Headquarters offers a one-stop solution for Soldiers, Airmen and their families at The Department of Defense’s largest retailer provides checklists, moving supplies and links…

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Professional Gamers Get Taste of Military Life Through Exchange Partnership

By Marisa Conner / June 18, 2019 /

FORT BLISS – Five professional gamers from Complexity gaming, a professional esports organization, put their consoles down and a rucksack on as they spent a day in the life of a Soldier at Fort Bliss on June 14. The event was a partnership between the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, U.S. Army Installation Management…

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MILITARY STAR Shoppers Have Chance at $25,000 in Prizes in Unilever Giveaway

By Marisa Conner / June 17, 2019 /

DALLAS – MILITARY STAR® and Unilever are making this summer even brighter for 50 military shoppers with $25,000 in giveaways. On July 15, all MILITARY STAR cardholders will automatically be entered into a drawing. Fifty winners selected at random will receive $500 MILITARY STAR statement credits. “It’s always an honor to give back to service…

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Stuttgart Army Contractor Wins $5,000 Exchange Shopping Spree

By Marisa Conner / June 11, 2019 /

PATCH BARRACKS – SharePoint Engineer and New York-native Samir Shrestha bought a drink with his Subway meal only after the cashier told him about the Sip. Rip. Win. sweepstakes. He walked away with a $5,000 shopping spree at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Shrestha, an Army contractor, wanted to follow up his daily…

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Take a Picture with Gronk at the Exchange to Win a Flat-Screen TV or Signed Jersey

By Marisa Conner / June 11, 2019 /

DALLAS – Don’t worry: You don’t need to track down the real Gronk to win one of $2,800 in prizes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Military shoppers can snap a photo of themselves with a cardboard standee of former NFL star Rob Gronkowski at participating Exchange stores for a chance to win…

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Exchange’s First Female Long-Distance Driver in Europe Hopes More Women Take Up Trucking

By Marisa Conner / June 10, 2019 /

GRUENSTADT, Germany – Heike Molter has been driving long distance for 18 years—and it showed when she took her road test to drive for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. She aced the test on the first try and was hired in April. “Some of the other applicants took several attempts while she only…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Enjoy Special Savings June 14 in Honor of the Army’s Birthday

By Marisa Conner / June 7, 2019 /

DALLAS – On June 14, the United States Army turns 244 years old, and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating by offering exclusive one-day savings. Soldiers, Airmen and military families can: Save 10 cents on every gallon of gas with their MILITARY STAR® card at Exchange fuel locations. Save 15% at Exchange…

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Jungles of Guyana Home to Latest Mobile Field Exchange

By Marisa Conner / June 6, 2019 /

DALLAS – Just one week after standing up a Mobile Field Exchange (MFE) in an isolated part of Guatemala, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service opened the doors to an MFE in an even more austere location – the jungles of Guyana. Within 24 hours of arrival onsite in Guyana, the Exchange team had…

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To Support Military Relief Programs, Exchange Shoppers Can Give, Get Back June 14 to 18

By Marisa Conner / June 5, 2019 /

DALLAS – It’s back! For the third consecutive year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is partnering with Army Emergency Relief (AER) and the Air Force Assistance Fund (AFAF) to help service members and military families in need through the Give and Get Back campaign. From June 14 to 18—the first of three 2019…

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It Pays To Shop the Exchange: $223 Million Generated for Quality-of-Life Programs in 2018

By Marisa Conner / June 4, 2019 /

DALLAS – Every time service members, retirees, Veterans and military families shop the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, they help make their community stronger. In 2018, Exchange shoppers generated $223 million for vital on-installation community programs. 100% of Exchange earnings are invested in the military community, with 60% going to dividends supporting Quality-of-Life programs…

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