Army & Air Force Exchange Service Offers Discounts, Tax-Free Shopping to Federal Agencies

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, the Department of Defense’s largest military retailer, is now offering tax-free shopping and discounts to all federal agencies and other organizations with government purchasing cards in the continental United States.

With more than 4,000 products, the Business-to-Business Marketplace on is ideal for installation commanders, contracting offices and others who deal with purchasing.

The program’s benefits include:

  • Tax-free shopping.
  • 10% discounts with government purchasing cards.
  • Thousands of items, such as office and school supplies; military tactical gear; electronics and accessories; cleaning supplies; breakroom products; furniture; hardware; medical supplies; and more.
  • Drop-shipping to unit locations within three-to-five business days.
  • More than half the products are supplied by, one of the country’s largest employers of people who are blind, have significant disabilities or are Wounded Warriors.

“In addition to serving military members and their families, the Exchange is providing the same merchandise, services and tax-free shopping to the business operations side of military and federal entities to help them through these tight budgetary times,” said CMSgt Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted adviser. “We’ve been doing this in Europe for three years with great customer satisfaction.”

In Europe last year, the Business-to-Business Marketplace’s major clients included the Army, Air Force, Navy, Defense Commissary Agency, NATO, Landstuhl Army Medical Center, Defense Department schools, AFN radio network and Stars & Stripes newspaper.

For more information about the B2B program in CONUS or Europe, send an email here.

Sales from the Business-to-Business Marketplace translate into additional earnings for crucial military Quality-of-Life programs that promote readiness and resiliency. In 2018, the Exchange provided $223 million to support these programs, which include Child, Youth and School Services; Armed Forces Recreation Centers; and more.

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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


Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Steve Smith, 214-312-3831 or [email protected]

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