Conner Hammett

The Exchange's latest patriotic trailer wrap, reading "Where Heroes Play, Where Heroes Shop" against a camoflauge background.

Exchange to Display New Trailer Wrap, Highlighting Service to America’s Heroes, at 123rd Army-Navy Game

By Conner Hammett / December 7, 2022 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is letting Cadets and Midshipmen know that Team Exchange has their six with its latest patriotic trailer wrap, which will be on display at the 123rd Army-Navy Game on Dec. 10 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia. With “Where Heroes Play, Where Heroes Shop” in large…

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ShopMyExchange.com Marks Fifth Anniversary of Lifelong Online Shopping Benefit for Honorably Discharged Veterans

By Conner Hammett / November 15, 2022 /

DALLAS – For the past five years, all honorably discharged Veterans have been authorized to shop tax-free with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service at ShopMyExchange.com—and they’ve racked up some serious savings. More than 608,000 Veterans have used their lifelong online shopping benefit since it launched on Veterans Day 2017, placing nearly 1.5 million…

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New Online Resource Helps Troops Request Army & Air Force Exchange Service Mobile Support

By Conner Hammett / October 31, 2022 /

DALLAS – From military exercises to communities struck by natural disasters, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service goes where troops go to provide quality, tax-free merchandise and goods and services—regardless of location, risk or challenge. Now, the Department of Defense’s largest retailer is offering military units, including Reserve and federally mobilized National Guard units,…

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Military Shoppers Can Combat Climbing Utility Costs with Savings on Energy-Efficient Products at the Exchange

By Conner Hammett / October 4, 2022 /

DALLAS – With energy costs rising, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving military shoppers the chance to save on energy-efficient products this October for Energy Action Month. Special deals will be offered throughout the month in PXs, BXs and at ShopMyExchange.com/energy. Savings include: Up to $300 off on select LG energy-saving appliances.…

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Bottles of Freedom’s Choice purified drinking water, the Defense Commissary Agency’s private-label water brand, roll down the production line at the Exchange’s Gruenstadt water plant in Germany. The first shipments of the water, which is produced through a collaborative effort between the Exchange and DeCA, are arriving at Europe commissaries this week.

Commissary and Exchange Collaboration Sets High Water Mark for European Military Communities

By Conner Hammett / September 26, 2022 /

DALLAS – An Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) and Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) collaborative effort, leveraging the Exchange’s Gruenstadt water plant, is ensuring a steady flow of fresh, locally sourced purified drinking water for service members and their families across Europe. Available in 500-milliliter and 1-liter bottles, Freedom’s Choice is DeCA’s private-label bottled…

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From left, U.S. Army War College Commandant Maj. Gen. David Hill, Carlisle Barracks Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jeannette Molina, Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Shauna Addison, Carlisle Barracks Exchange General Manager Valerie Bright, PX Department Manager Melanie Morrison and Exchange Northeast Region Vice President Amanda Hartfield cut the ribbon on the Carlisle Barracks Exchange's $5.2 million renovation Sept. 19.

From WHTM-TV: Carlisle Barracks undergoes $5 million renovation

By Conner Hammett / September 20, 2022 /

CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — A new shopping experience for active duty service members, their families, and retirees is now available at the Carlisle Barracks in Cumberland County. … To see the rest of this story, click here.

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From left, U.S. Army War College Commandant Maj. Gen. David Hill, Carlisle Barracks Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jeannette Molina, Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Shauna Addison, Carlisle Barracks Exchange General Manager Valerie Bright, PX Department Manager Melanie Morrison and Exchange Northeast Region Vice President Amanda Hartfield cut the ribbon on the Carlisle Barracks Exchange's $5.2 million renovation Sept. 19.

From PennLive.com: Tax free store for veterans completes $5.2M renovation

By Conner Hammett / September 20, 2022 /

The Carlisle Barracks Exchange looks likes your typical department store. The store sells everything from clothing and electronics to camping items, housewares, cleaning items, pet items and candy. There’s even a seasonal space for Halloween, a spot that sells Yankee Candle items and an alcohol section in the back. But, what separates this store from…

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From left, U.S. Army War College Commandant Maj. Gen. David Hill, Carlisle Barracks Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jeannette Molina, Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. Shauna Addison, Carlisle Barracks Exchange General Manager Valerie Bright, PX Department Manager Melanie Morrison and Exchange Northeast Region Vice President Amanda Hartfield cut the ribbon on the Carlisle Barracks Exchange's $5.2 million renovation Sept. 19.

Carlisle Barracks Exchange Unveils $5.2 Million Shopping Center Renovation

By Conner Hammett / September 19, 2022 /

CARLISLE BARRACKS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service ushered in a new era of service and support with the unveiling of a $5.2 million renovation to the Carlisle Barracks Exchange shopping center. U.S. Army War College Commandant Maj. Gen. David Hill, Carlisle Barracks Garrison Commander Lt. Col. Jeannette Molina, Exchange Northeast Region Vice…

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From left, Fort Stewart Exchange Services Business Manager Angela Crowell, Exchange General Manager Hollie Heft, Fort Stewart Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions Store Manager Antonio Mason, Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions District Manager Billy Gibson, Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions Lead Technician Madalin Moldovan and Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions Technician Emily Brice cut the ribbon on the Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions store at the Fort Stewart Exchange on July 25.

Exchange Brings Phone Repair and More to Fort Stewart with Opening of Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions™

By Conner Hammett / July 26, 2022 /

FORT STEWART – Soldiers and families at Fort Stewart can get their smartphones, tablets, computers, game consoles and other electronic devices repaired without leaving the post with the opening of Asurion Tech Repair & Solutions™ at the main PX mall. Fort Stewart Exchange General Manager Hollie Heft, Exchange Services Business Manager Angela Crowell, Fort Stewart…

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Picture of From left, Hurlburt Field Express Shift Manager Adam Roggenkamp, Express Shift Manager James Culver, 1st Special Operations Mission Support Group Commander Col. Dustin Richards, Express Facility Manager Larissa Odom, Senior Airman Vivian Abram and Exchange General Manager Sheila Clark cutting the ribbon on the updated Hurlburt Field Express July 22.

Hurlburt Field Exchange Unveils $1.2 Million Express Upgrade, New Hunt Brothers Pizza

By Conner Hammett / July 22, 2022 /

HURLBURT FIELD – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making life more convenient for the Hurlburt Field community with renovations to the Express. 1st Special Operations Mission Support Group Commander Col. Dustin Richards and local Exchange leaders cut the ribbon July 22 on the updated store, which also includes a new Hunt Brothers…

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