Loyd Brumfield

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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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Lands on U.S. Veterans Magazine’s Best of Best for 7th Straight Year

By Loyd Brumfield / May 28, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has made U.S. Veterans Magazine’s 2020 Best of the Best list of Top Government and Law Enforcement Agencies, marking the seventh straight year the Department of Defense’s largest retailer has been honored by the publication. The magazine polled more than 375 organizations to determine its Best…

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