Conner Hammett

Redstone Rocket: ‘Truly an honor to serve those who serve’

By Conner Hammett / May 3, 2017 /

When Tom Shull’s fellow Soldiers came home from the Vietnam War, he saw how broken, abused and mistreated they were. Come Nov. 11, Shull can’t wait to right those wrongs, and welcome home 13 million of his fellow veterans to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, granting all who were honorably discharged, regardless of…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Save on Eating Healthy with Salad Wednesdays

By Conner Hammett / April 18, 2017 /

 DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can put green on their plates while keeping some green in their wallets with Salad Wednesdays at their Exchange food court. Every Wednesday, diners can take $2 off any salad priced $4 or more at participating Exchange direct-operated restaurants. Salad Wednesday is part of the Exchange’s…

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Exchange Gives Shoppers Chance to Win Kawasaki KX™250F Motorcycle

By Conner Hammett / April 17, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away $16,750 worth of motocross gear this spring during the Monster Kawasaki Motorcycle Sweepstakes. From April 15 through May 31, authorized shoppers worldwide can enter for a chance to win one of two Kawasaki KX™250F motorcycles, each valued at $7,500, or one of five…

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Exchange Restaurants Celebrate Month of the Military Child with Free Treats April 21

By Conner Hammett / April 13, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service will recognize military children on April 21 by offering a free treat to any child who wears purple to a participating Exchange restaurant. The Exchange is holding the global event in recognition of Purple Up Day, when military families worldwide don purple in celebration of Month…

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UK East Consolidated, Barksdale AFB and Selfridge ANG Exchanges Named Best in World

By Conner Hammett / April 11, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has recognized three Exchanges for not only being the best military shopping sources in their respective communities, but the best in the world. The UK East Consolidated, Barksdale Air Force Base and Selfridge Air National Guard Base Exchanges were each named the winners of its most…

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Exchange Restaurants Open to All Installation Visitors, Civilian Workers

By Conner Hammett / April 5, 2017 /

DALLAS – While Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping privileges are only open to Soldiers, Airmen and their families, anyone can dine in Exchange restaurants or pick up grab-and-go fare from Express locations. Army Regulation 215-8/Air Force Instruction 34-211 (I) lets anyone— including visitors, contractors and Department of Defense civilians—dine at the Exchange’s more…

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Price of School Lunches to Increase Overseas

By Conner Hammett / April 4, 2017 /

DALLAS – The price for school lunches at all Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools outside the continental United States (OCONUS) will increase $0.25 for the 2017 – 2018 school year. The price increase is due to the rising operational costs and to comply with federal law. The lunch price will increase $0.25 each…

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Exchange Celebrates Month of the Military Child with Giveaways

By Conner Hammett / April 3, 2017 /

DALLAS – For military children, there is no “hometown,” only home: the United States Armed Forces. Despite constant moves, school changes and goodbyes to best friends, military children stand resilient in the face of challenge. To honor this sacrifice and dedication, the Exchange is offering three sweepstakes in celebration of Month of the Military Child.…

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