Army & Air Force Exchange Service to Recognize America’s Heroes with Coins on Veterans Day

DALLAS – In honor of Veterans Day, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service will be handing out free challenge coins to those who selflessly served our Nation.

For the second year in a row, Exchange stores will distribute limited-edition challenge coins to Veterans on Nov. 11.

“The Exchange is eternally grateful to the brave men and women who raised their right hands and took the oath to their country,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted advisor. “The Exchange is honored to do its part to recognize them on their special day with these unique coins.”

The coins, which feature an eagle on one side and emblems for all six military branches on the other, are available while supplies last. Veterans are encouraged to contact their local Exchange or visit the store’s Facebook page for more information.

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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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