Army & Air Force Exchange Service Named a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a 2016 Top 100 Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines.

2016_Top_100_MFE_Logo_HRThe 13th annual list ranks companies based on their long-term commitment to hiring veterans, retention programs for veterans and policies on National Guard and Reserve service.

“The Exchange embraces the experience and perspective that veterans bring to the table,” said Exchange Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Leigh Roop. “The Exchange exemplifies family serving family, and our associates who served and sacrificed for our country truly know our customers better than anyone. We are honored to be recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and remain committed to recruiting and hiring from this qualified pool of candidates.”

The Exchange hired 1,208 veterans worldwide in 2015, and 10 percent of Exchange’s 35,500 associates are veterans. To recruit veterans, the Exchange partners with the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, Wounded Warrior Project, Operation Warfighter Program, White House Joining Forces and Feds Hire Vets.

The Exchange, which was ranked No. 40, up from No. 71 in 2015, was featured along with other companies earning the Military Friendly® Employer designation in G.I. Jobs magazine’s December edition.

Veterans and others seeking employment with the Exchange can visit  www.applymyexchange.com to view job postings.  

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives through goods and services provided. Exchange earnings provide dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs. The Exchange is part of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors, responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and Air Force through the Chiefs of Staff.  To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our Web site at http://www.aafes.com/about-exchange/public-affairs/press-releases.htmor follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Julie Mitchell, 214-312-3327 or mitchelljul@aafes.com.