Press Releases

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

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

By Marisa Conner / June 7, 2018 /

DALLAS – While summer means rest and relaxation to many people, military families know the season can bring big changes, especially if it involves a Permanent Change of Station (PCS). For PCS’ing Soldiers, Airmen and their families, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service provides resources when it comes to moving from installation to installation.…

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Exchange Celebrates Army’s Birthday with Deals, Discounts on June 14

Exchange Celebrates Army’s Birthday with Deals, Discounts on June 14

By Marisa Conner / June 5, 2018 /

DALLAS – As the Army marks its 243rd birthday, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is celebrating too, with special one-day savings June 14. 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 percent at Exchange restaurants with…

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Shopping the Exchange Generates $219 Million for Military Quality-of-Life Programs

Shopping the Exchange Generates $219 Million for Military Quality-of-Life Programs

By Marisa Conner / June 4, 2018 /

DALLAS – Last year, the military community generated $219 million for critical Quality-of-Life programs as active-duty Soldiers, Airmen, military retirees and their families, as well as honorably discharged Veterans, shopped through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Over the last 10 years, Exchange shoppers have contributed $2.4 billion to support military Child Development Centers,…

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Yokota Exchange celebrates upgrades

Yokota Exchange Celebrates $4.7 Million Upgrade

By Conner Hammett / June 1, 2018 /

YOKOTA AIR BASE – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has turned the Yokota Community Center into a one-stop shopping destination with the grand opening of its new-and-improved main Exchange. Col. Kenneth Moss, 374th Airlift Wing commander, and Col. John Winkler, 374th Mission Support Group commander, helped Col. Scott Maskery, Exchange Pacific Region commander,…

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Monster Energy 100 Days of Summer

Exchange Giving Away More Than $19,000 in Prizes in Four Summer Sweepstakes

By Sgt. 1st Class Tim Meyer / May 31, 2018 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, together with some of its vendor partners, is giving military shoppers the chance to win more than $19,000 in prizes this summer in four military-exclusive sweepstakes. Authorized Exchange shoppers may enter any Exchange sweepstakes at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes, including: Cuisinart sweepstakes (through June 14): Two winners will each…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Unlock Special PCS Savings with their MILITARY STAR Card

Exchange Shoppers Can Unlock Special PCS Savings with their MILITARY STAR Card

By Marisa Conner / May 30, 2018 /

DALLAS – MILITARY STAR is making moving to a new duty station smoother—and more affordable—for Soldiers and Airmen this summer. From June 1 through Aug. 8, Soldiers and Airmen who are undergoing a permanent change of station (PCS) can receive an Operation PCS Benefit Card, valid for $10 off a $100 purchase with their MILITARY…

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"Ignite Your Workout" Sweepstakes

MILITARY STAR Giving Away $30,000 in Exchange Gift Cards with Ignite Your Workout Sweepstakes

By Marisa Conner / May 29, 2018 /

DALLAS – Living a BE FIT lifestyle is its own reward – but a bonus never hurts. MILITARY STAR’s Ignite Your Workout sweepstakes will reward 100 lucky military shoppers with a $300 exchange gift card each. Shoppers automatically earn an entry with two purchases at their local commissary plus two purchases at Army & Air…

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Exchange Named to U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best Lists of Veteran-Friendly Companies, Government Organizations

Exchange Named to U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best Lists of Veteran-Friendly Companies, Government Organizations

By Conner Hammett / May 24, 2018 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has made U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best Top Veteran-Friendly Companies and Top Government and Law Enforcement Agencies lists, the fifth year in a row the magazine has recognized the Department of Defense retailer in both categories. The distinction, which recognizes the Exchange’s efforts to…

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Fort Leonard Wood Burger King Manager Goes the Extra Mile

Fort Leonard Wood Burger King Manager Goes the Extra Mile

By Conner Hammett / May 22, 2018 /

FORT LEONARD WOOD – Joletta Lavant knows when somebody calls her at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Burger King and remarks, “I don’t like to complain, but…” he or she is a faithful customer. Just like Kevin Carlile. On May 11, a famished Carlile returned to his office from the drive-thru at the…

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Exchange Helps Service Members Stay Connected With Sapphire International Mobile Hotspot

Exchange Helps Service Members Stay Connected With Sapphire International Mobile Hotspot

By Conner Hammett / May 22, 2018 /

DALLAS – Service members now have more mobile data connection options overseas with the launch of Europe and Middle East regional data plans for Sapphire International Mobile Hotspot, available exclusively through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Sapphire enables smartphones, tablets, laptops to connect instantly to the internet in more than 100 countries worldwide.…

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