Army & Air Force Exchange Service Encourages Military Community to Shop Early This Holiday Season

Shop EarlyDALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is encouraging military shoppers to start their holiday shopping early amid COVID-related supply chain challenges and shipping delays worldwide.

“Warfighters and their families should shop now to ensure they get all the items on their lists in time for the holidays,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Whether in store or at, shopping the Exchange early gives the military community access to tax-free shopping and military-exclusive pricing while also helping to avoid the delays facing consumers this year.”

Through Nov. 24, authorized shoppers can find 12 Weeks of Black Friday deals in store and at New deals on electronics, clothing, jewelry, sporting goods and more roll out each Friday. Shoppers can find these weekly deals by visiting and clicking on Weekly Ad.

The Exchange also offers contactless shopping options such as buy online pick-up in store service and curbside pickup to make shopping easier for Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and others with in-store shopping privileges.

Honorably discharged Veterans can shop online at Service-connected disabled Veterans can shop in person. Veterans can visit to learn more.

This year marks the first season of holiday shopping for Department of Defense and Coast Guard civilian employees, who received in-store shopping privileges this spring.

“It matters where you shop,” Osby said. “The Exchange team is looking forward to helping Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and military shoppers make memories together this season.”

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians 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 54th-largest retailer in the United States. 100% of Exchange earnings support military communities. In the last 10 years, your Exchange benefit has provided $3.4 billion in earnings for critical military Quality-of-Life programs. 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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For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Keiana Holleman, 214-312-6514 or [email protected].

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