Exchange Shoppers Can Enjoy Back-to-School Savings

DALLAS – Service members and their families can save money this back-to-school season by taking advantage of special offers from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service.

Exchange shoppers can take advantage of the following promotions:

  • July 28-30: No interest or payments on purchases of $199 or more from 90 days after date of purchase when using the MILITARY STAR card.
  • July 28-30, Aug. 11-13: Free kids’ haircut with purchase of one adult haircut at any Exchange barbershop.
  • Aug. 4-31: Zero interest and no payments on purchases of $199 or more made at any Exchange Optical Center or Vista Optical Center when using a MILITARY STAR card.

“Going back to school can be exciting for kids but expensive for parents,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Military families don’t have to wait for tax free weekend to save money on back-to-school essentials—all they have to do is log on to or visit their local Exchange.”

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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 or follow us on Twitter at


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