Digital Garrison App Launches to Strengthen Army Communities

DALLAS – With a tap of a finger, Soldiers, Army families and retirees can connect to their Army community through a brand-new mobile app named Digital Garrison.

The app is a partnership between the U.S. Army and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Digital Garrison is a one-stop information source for Army communities. The free app is available in the Apple and Google Play stores.

“Digital Garrison provides information at the ready to improve the quality of life for Soldiers and their families,” said Lt. Gen. Douglas Gabram, Commanding General, United States Army Installation Management Command. “Staying connected as a community is key to strengthening readiness and resiliency.”

Digital Garrison features:

  • Information specific to each user’s community such as an installation directory of available services, gate locations, fitness and recreation options, events and more.
  • A dashboard, including user profile, weather and event details and information on local Exchange shopping and restaurants.
  • Push notifications, newcomer information
  • Access to ShopMyExchange.com, with in-app shopping.
  • A mobile wallet with sales promotions and a secure method for storing payment options.

“Digital Garrison puts real-time information in Soldiers’ hands,” said Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull. “Through Digital Garrison, Army MWR, IMCOM and the Exchange are taking hard-earned benefits to the next level to make our Nation’s military communities the No. 1 place to live in and work.”

Facebook-friendly version: With a tap of a finger, Soldiers, military families and retirees can connect to their military community through a brand-new Digital Garrison app. The free app, for iPhone and Android, has launched to Army communities. Read more: https://wp.me/p9Q7PG-1rR

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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 http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Julie Mitchell, 214-312-3327 or mitchelljul@aafes.com.

Follow the Exchange:

Facebook:  www.facebook.com/shopmyexchange

Twitter:  https://twitter.com/shopmyexchange

Instagram: @shopmyexchange

 

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