MILITARY STAR Offers Value for Military Community at Disney World’s Shades of Green

DALLAS – Service members can enjoy the magic of Walt Disney World vacations with the help of the MILITARY STAR® card, which offers an affordable way to stay at Shades of Green resort in Orlando, the Armed Forces Recreation Center (AFRC) tax-free resort on Disney property.

The MILITARY STAR card can also be used to purchase tickets to Disney and Orlando attractions through Shades of Green. Events and weddings at the resort can be paid for with the card as well. And shoppers can grab all the gifts and souvenirs they need right on site—an Army & Air Force Exchange Service Express store at the resort sells affordable Disney souvenirs and more—tax-free. And cardholders enjoy one of the industry’s lowest interest rates.

MILITARY STAR also offers a loyalty program that rewards shoppers for using the card. Shoppers earn two points per dollar spent at military exchanges, commissaries and AFRCs whenever they use MILITARY STAR. For every 2,000 points, shoppers receive a $20 MILITARY STAR Rewards Card, which can be used at exchange locations and online at, and A10 percent discount new accountholders receive on their first-day’s purchases with MILITARY STAR also applies to Shades of Green purchases.

“It’s a privilege to provide value to service members and their families,” said Express Manager Bill Fagan. “The Exchange is honored to be a part of these happy moments in Orlando.”

The MILITARY STAR card can be used at all AFRC properties around the world operated by the Army’s Installation Management Command. The other locations are Hale Koa Hotel in Honolulu, Hawaii; Dragon Hill Lodge in Seoul, South Korea; and Edelweiss Lodge and Resort in southern Germany.

“Vacationing can be more stressful than relaxing if you’re worrying about your budget,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Using MILITARY STAR at the AFRCs allows service members and their families to kick up their feet and enjoy well-deserved rest and relaxation without the worry.”

The MILITARY STAR card is administered by the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. For more information, visit To learn more about Shades of Green, visit

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About MILITARY STAR: The MILITARY STAR credit card program offers affordable and responsible credit solutions to the military community. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service operates the MILITARY STAR program on behalf of the military resale community.

About the Exchange: Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 56th-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.4 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at


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