Loyd Brumfield

Exchange Shoppers Can Double Their Discounts During Back-to-School Tax Holidays

By Loyd Brumfield / July 13, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping military shoppers earn an A+ in savings as the 2020-21 school year kicks off. Because shopping at the Exchange is always tax-free, Soldiers, Airmen and military shoppers can save even more during states’ tax-free weekends on back-to-school shopping. During the tax holidays, the Exchange…

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Smile, Camp Humphreys! Army & Air Force Exchange Service Opens First Dental Office Overseas

By Loyd Brumfield / July 10, 2020 /

CAMP HUMPHREYS — Military family members and retirees at Camp Humphreys have a new reason to smile more often. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service opened a new dental office inside the Sentry Mini Mall on July 8. The dental office on post is the first of its kind overseas for military family members…

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Army and Air Force Exchange Service to Unveil Updated Troop Store at Camp Gruber

By Loyd Brumfield / July 9, 2020 /

CAMP GRUBER TRAINING CENTER – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will unveil an updated, 6,135-square-foot troop store during a grand reopening ceremony at 10:30 a.m. July 14 at Camp Gruber Training Center. The renovated store offers an improved shopping experience for National Guard members, with a full Snack Avenue that features a coffee…

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Exchange Celebrating 125 Years by Giving Away More than $8,500 in Six Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / July 1, 2020 /

DALLAS – There’s lots for military shoppers to celebrate as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service marks 125 years of serving those who serve. The Exchange’s 125th anniversary is July 25 and in honor of the milestone, the Department of Defense’s largest retailer is hosting several sweepstakes with more than $8,500 in prizes. Authorized…

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Exchange, Procter & Gamble Help Military Kids Connect with Football Pros on Facebook Live

By Loyd Brumfield / June 30, 2020 /

DALLAS – Football camp may be out of the question this summer, but military kids can still get some training in thanks to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, Procter & Gamble and six real-life football stars. Between July 1 and 20, six Facebook Live ProCamps featuring professional football players will be held at…

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Feeling Patriotic? Anyone Can Send Army & Air Force Exchange Gift Cards to the Troops

By Loyd Brumfield / June 24, 2020 /

DALLAS — Civilians who want to spread patriotic cheer for the Fourth of July can reward service members and their families with gift cards from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. Anyone can show their support for the troops by purchasing gift cards from the Exchange’s website, ShopMyExchange.com. Physical gift cards can be used…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service, DeCA Team Up to Sell Each Other’s Gift Cards

By Loyd Brumfield / June 16, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and the Defense Commissary Agency have joined forces to sell the other’s gift cards in their stores. Starting June 22, commissary gift cards from $5 to $300 will be available at select Exchanges for purchase. In addition, Exchange gift cards from $5 to $1,500 will be…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Get Fit in Style with Garmin Sweepstakes

By Loyd Brumfield / June 11, 2020 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers will look and feel their best as they hike that trail or get their steps in with help from Garmin and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. From June 12 through July 9, authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older can enter the Garmin sweepstakes. One grand-prize winner will take…

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From Guam to Okinawa, the Exchange Supports Medical Task Force during COVID-19

By Loyd Brumfield / June 10, 2020 /

CAMP FOSTER, Okinawa – For more than 100 Medical Task Force Sailors and Marines, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service provided comforts of home after they returned to Okinawa and into a 14-day quarantine. Beginning June 2, Sailors and Marines assigned to the 3rd Medical Battalion returned home to Okinawa after spending more than…

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Alaska Exchange Honors High School Seniors Impacted by COVID-19

By Loyd Brumfield / June 4, 2020 /

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON – For Tyrell Williams, it was a whirlwind senior year. It started with a transfer from Washington, D.C., to Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Alaska with his dad, who serves in the Army. Then his classes at Eagle River High School were shut down in March because of COVID-19. But thanks to the…

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