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You Made the Grade Winner

The Columbia County News-Times: Evans elementary student earns scholarship

By Conner Hammett / February 7, 2018 /

For 9-year-old Bethany Marana and her family, the fourth time is certainly the charm. Bethany, a fourth-grader at Evans Elementary School, took home the grand prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes during a presentation at the Fort Gordon Exchange Friday. Her three brothers, ages 31, 25 and…

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Good Grades Pay Off: Fort Gordon Military Kid Wins Exchange’s $2,000 Prize for Academic Excellence

Good Grades Pay Off: Fort Gordon Military Kid Wins Exchange’s $2,000 Prize for Academic Excellence

By Julie Mitchell / February 6, 2018 /

FORT GORDON – For 9-year-old Bethany Marana and her family, the fourth time is certainly the charm. Bethany, a fourth-grader at Evans Elementary School in Evans, Ga., took home the grand prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes during a presentation at the Fort Gordon Exchange on Feb.…

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$3,000 in Prizes Up for Grabs in the Exchange, P&G Carry the Team Sweepstakes

By Julie Mitchell / February 5, 2018 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers can win $3,000 in prizes by showing off their dream teams, such as military base sports or intramural sports, thanks to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Procter & Gamble. From Feb. 5 through Feb. 28, authorized shoppers can enter the Carry the Team sweepstakes to win one of…

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Food for Thought: Exchange Seeks Feedback on School Meals Overseas

By Conner Hammett / February 5, 2018 /

DALLAS – To improve school lunches at Department of Defense schools overseas, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is going straight to the experts—parents and students. From Feb. 5 through 16, students at Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools and their parents can participate in a survey about the Exchange’s school meal program in…

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Online and In-Store, Exchange Helps Military Families Express Their Love on Valentine’s Day

Online and In-Store, Exchange Helps Military Families Express Their Love on Valentine’s Day

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2018 /

  DALLAS – Apparently a lot of sweethearts like the classics. Last year, the National Retail Federation estimated consumers would spend $2 billion on flowers for Valentine’s Day, and according to WalletHub, 94 percent of people celebrating the holiday wanted candy and chocolate as gifts. This year, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is…

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Service Members Can Experience the Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality as the Exchange Teams Up with Comcast NBCUniversal to Provide Access to Olympic Streaming Coverage

By Chris Ward / January 31, 2018 /

DALLAS and STAMFORD, Conn. – NBC Universal will provide more than 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage (VR) of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, all of which will be available to US service members worldwide. This will be the first time ever that VR will be available for a Winter…

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Exchange Partners with Army, Air Force to Deliver Healthy Eating Options to Service Members Worldwide

By Conner Hammett / January 30, 2018 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service now offers Soldiers, Airmen and their families more better-for-you dining options than ever, reaffirming its commitment to readiness and resiliency at military installations worldwide. As a partner in the Healthy Army Community and Air Force Smart Fueling initiatives under the Office of the Secretary of Defense,…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Will Stay Open in spite of Government Shut down

KDFW TV: Dallas Army and Air Force Exchange Service will stay open in spite of shutdown

By Conner Hammett / January 22, 2018 /

The government shutdown has begun and so has the finger-pointing. President Trump says Democrats wanted to give him “a nice present” to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. He says Democrats “could have easily made a deal but decided to play Shutdown politics instead.” Not everything related to the federal government is closed. In…

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Exchanges Remain Open Despite Government Shutdown

Exchanges Remain Open Despite Government Shutdown

By Julie Mitchell / January 20, 2018 /

  DALLAS – All Army & Air Force Exchange Service stores will remain open for Soldiers, Airmen, military families and retirees during the federal government shutdown, which began Jan. 20. Though the Exchange is part of the Department of Defense, the organization is a nonappropriated fund entity, with nearly 100 percent of its operating budget coming from the…

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Muscle Maker Grill Grand Opening

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Welcomes Muscle Maker Grill as Latest Healthy Dining Option at Fort Benning

By Conner Hammett / January 18, 2018 /

FORT BENNING – Soldiers and their families can fuel a BE FIT lifestyle with fit bowls, healthy wraps, fresh greens, skinny flatbreads and more at Muscle Maker Grill, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest better-for-you dining option at Fort Benning. The Exchange celebrated the restaurant’s grand opening with a ribbon-cutting at the food…

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