National Guard and Reserve Members Can Purchase Uniforms at

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DALLAS – Army and Air Force National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve and Air Force Reserve Component service members, regardless of active status or rank, can buy uniforms and uniform items online through the Army & Air Force Exchange Service at

Each branch of service provides separate funding to establish and operate Military Clothing Stores (MCS) to service their personnel. According to Army Regulation 700-84, Ch. 2-2, b and Air Force Manual 23-110 National Guard, USAR and AFRC locations are not authorized an MCS.

The lone exception to the regulation is for Soldiers who are Title 10 or 32 active status and are therefore authorized to purchase uniforms at an MCS. Additionally, commercial, non-DLATs uniform accessories such as rank, insignia, PT gear and footwear can be purchased at any MCS regardless of duty status.

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service operates Military Clothing stores on behalf of the services and is the only source for government-certified, authentic uniforms. The Exchange is required to follow all applicable regulations as they pertain to the sale of uniforms and other Military Clothing items.

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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 62nd-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.3 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. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. 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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