Conner Hammett

Exchange, Disney to Host Free Online Movies, Activities for Military Children Through December

By Conner Hammett / September 8, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and The Walt Disney Studios are helping military families create magic moments at home with Operation Fun, a series of free online movie screenings and weekly virtual activities. Military families can access everything the campaign has to offer through Exchange’s XKids interactive community Hub page at…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Awards $10,000 Shopping Sprees to Airman, Retiree at JBLM

By Conner Hammett / September 4, 2020 /

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – Two sweepstakes winners at Joint Base Lewis-McChord went on the shopping spree of a lifetime with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service after peeling winning game pieces from their Subway drink cups. Air Force Capt. Cameron Lindsey and 62nd Aerial Port Squadron Safety and Security Manager John Draper each won…

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MILITARY STAR Increases Zero-Interest Military Clothing Plan’s Credit Limit to $1,000, Extends Payment Period to 12 Months

By Conner Hammett / September 1, 2020 /

DALLAS – The MILITARY STAR® card program has doubled the credit limit on its zero-interest Military Clothing Plan from $500 to $1,000. The Military Clothing Plan is a special line of zero-interest credit for uniform purchases available to all active duty Soldiers, Airmen and Marines, as well as Guard and Reserve members. The limit increase,…

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New Cardholders Can Save 15% with First-Day MILITARY STAR Purchases Aug. 13-27

By Conner Hammett / August 12, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping first-time MILITARY STAR® cardholders save a little extra during back-to-school shopping this year. From Aug. 13 to 27, MILITARY STAR card shoppers will receive 15% off all their first-day’s purchases instead of the typical 10% discount. The 15% discount will appear as a credit…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Annual Report Details Mission-Essential Support in 2019

By Conner Hammett / August 6, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has released its 2019 Mission Report, highlighting the mission-essential support the Department of Defense’s largest retailer provided Warfighters and their families last year. “The Exchange’s strong performance in 2019 positioned it well to address the unique and unanticipated challenges of the pandemic,” said Exchange Director/CEO Tom…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Rewards High-Achieving Military Students with $4,000 in Prizes

By Conner Hammett / August 5, 2020 /

DALLAS – Getting good grades has literally paid off for three hardworking military students who won a combined $4,000 in prizes in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes. Bella Zavala, 9, of Fort Belvoir, Virginia, was presented with the grand prize—a $2,000 Exchange gift card—Aug. 1 at the Fort…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Nears 50,000 Veteran and Military Spouse Hires

By Conner Hammett / July 21, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is closing in on its goal of hiring 50,000 Veterans and military spouses by the end of 2020. The Department of Defense’s largest retailer, which is celebrating 125 years of serving Warfighters and their families, has hired more than 45,000 Veterans and spouses since 2013 and…

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From Military Times: Check out back-to-school deals, dental clinics, face masks and more at your military stores

By Conner Hammett / July 20, 2020 /

If you’re in the market for some deals, check out the 125th anniversary sales of the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. We’re also catching you up on new dental clinics, back-to-school savings, a new layaway policy, and more. Deals *From July 24-30: At exchanges on Army and Air Force bases and online at, shoppers…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Celebrates 125 Years of Serving Those Who Serve

By Conner Hammett / July 16, 2020 /

DALLAS – Since 1895, Warfighters and their families have counted on the Army & Air Force Exchange Service to improve their Quality of Life—no matter where they have served. Today, the Exchange, which offers tax-free goods and services at more than 4,000 facilities on Army and Air Force installations worldwide, is the Department of Defense’s…

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Thank Goodness It’s Free Friday! Exchange Gives Military Shoppers Chance to Win Each Week

By Conner Hammett / July 7, 2020 /

DALLAS – Social media is a great way for military communities to stay connected during the COVID-19 pandemic. That’s why the Army & Air Force Exchange Service invites military shoppers to sound off on Facebook every Free Friday for the chance to win prizes. Authorized Exchange shoppers can enter each Free Friday drawing by simply…

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