The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is the Department of Defense’s largest retailer. The Exchange self-funds its operations budget through customer revenues, except for 3% of its funding, which is paid from appropriated funds to ship goods to service members overseas, as required by law.
100% of Army & Air Force Exchange Service earnings support military communities, including Quality-of-Life programs critical to maintaining force readiness and resiliency including Child, Youth and School Services; Armed Forces Recreation Centers; and more. In the last 10 years, the Exchange has contributed more than $2.1 billion to these programs.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is committed to serving Veterans through two lifelong benefits. All honorably discharged Veterans can shop tax-free at ShopMyExchange.com. In addition, all disabled Veterans, including Purple Heart recipients and prisoners of war, can use their Veteran’s Health Identification Card to access in-store shopping privileges. Veterans can visit the community Hub to learn more and verify their ability to shop online.
Wherever you go, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes with you. The Exchange operates more than 4,900 facilities, including department and convenience stores, restaurants, malls, movie theaters, gas stations and other retail businesses on military installations in 50 states, four U.S. territories and 30 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.
A taste of home, no matter where you go. That’s what the Army & Air Force Exchange Service promises Warfighters and military families. The Exchange offers low-cost general merchandise and convenience items where other retailers can’t or won’t—including warzones and remote locations.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a major employer of Veterans and military spouses. The Exchange has hired 49,500 Veterans and military spouses since 2013, part of its commitment to hiring 50,000 heroes. Those interested in working for the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com to review job openings.
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has hired nearly 1,700 Wounded Warriors since 2010. Veterans, military spouses and others seeking employment with the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com to view job openings worldwide.