The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is the Department of Defense’s largest retailer. The Exchange funds 97 percent of its budget through the sale of goods and services. The remaining 3 percent comes from appropriated funds—most of this support is used to transport merchandise to Warfighters overseas.
100 percent of Army & Air Force Exchange Service earnings support military communities, including Quality-of-Life programs critical to maintaining force readiness and resiliency such as Child Development Centers, fitness centers and more. In the last 10 years, the Exchange has contributed more than $2.4 billion to these programs.
Honorably discharged Veterans can shop tax-free for life at ShopMyExchange.com. This online benefit began on Veterans Day 2017, and since then Veterans have saved more than $4.5 million in sales tax. Determine your eligibility and start shopping today.
Wherever you go, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes with you. The Exchange operates 2,700 facilities, including department and convenience stores, restaurants, malls, movie theaters, gas stations and other retail businesses on military installations in 49 states, four U.S. territories and 34 countries.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service offers millions of products at ShopMyExchange.com. The Exchange’s online assortment is updated continually, offering convenience for those who don’t live near a military installation.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a major employer of Veterans and military spouses. The Exchange has hired 34,000 Veterans and military spouses since 2013, and Veterans make up nearly 12 percent of the Exchange’s worldwide workforce. In 2018, the organization reaffirmed its commitment to hiring 50,000 Veterans and military spouses by 2020. Those interested in working for the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com to review job openings.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has hired 1,200 Wounded Warriors since 2010. Veterans, military spouses and others seeking employment with the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com to view job openings worldwide.