Chris Ward

Military Students Overseas to Continue Receiving Free School Meals

By Chris Ward / July 28, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, in conjunction with the Department of Defense (DoD) and Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA), will continue to serve free meals to all students enrolled at DoDEA schools overseas. “The USDA recently extended a waiver to the DoD School Food Authorities, operated by the Army &…

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Exchange Continuing Emphasis on American-Made Products

By Chris Ward / May 3, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is intensifying its focus on providing American-made products to military shoppers. From May 3 through May 19, the Exchange is seeking vendors with American-made products in more than 20 categories in both hardlines and softlines. The vendor submission campaign is focusing on outdoor living, automotive products,…

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From KSAT-12:New PX shopping center opens at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston

By Chris Ward / April 19, 2021 /

A new, $54 million PX shopping center opened Thursday at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston. Watch the full KSAT story.

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Exchange Rewards Classroom Excellence with You Made the Grade Program

By Chris Ward / April 19, 2021 /

DALLAS – Whether learning at home or in the classroom, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is recognizing military students for academic accomplishments through its You Made the Grade program. First- through 12th-graders who maintain a B average or higher are eligible for a $5 Exchange gift card every grading period during the 2021…

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Mark Wahlberg Returns to Exchange’s ‘Chief Chat’ in Star-Studded, First-Anniversary Lineup

By Chris Ward / April 5, 2021 /

DALLAS – He’s back! Hollywood A-lister and businessman Mark Wahlberg will celebrate the first anniversary of “Chief Chat” with his second appearance on the Army & Air Fore Exchange Service’s military-exclusive Facebook live broadcast. “Chief Chat,” hosted by Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor, debuted in April 2020 at…

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Exchange Shoppers Can Put Best Foot Forward in Sweepstakes

By Chris Ward / March 4, 2021 /

DALLAS – Military members and their families doing some “sole” searching will find just what they’re looking for in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s latest sweepstakes. From March 1 through May 31, authorized shoppers can enter to win one of six pairs of Jack Daniels Shoe Surgeon sneakers. The shoes, valued at $599…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Offering Soldiers, Airmen 10% Off Tax Preparation at H&R Block

By Chris Ward / February 22, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping make the filing season less taxing by working with H&R Block to provide tax preparation services to military members and their families at a 10% discount at select locations worldwide. In addition to the discount, H&R Block at the Exchange is offering: A free…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Intensifying Focus on American-Made Products

By Chris Ward / February 11, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is escalating its efforts to recruit businesses with American-made products. From Feb. 11 through March 5, the Exchange’s first Vendor Submission Campaign is seeking vendors with American-made camping products, sporting goods and linens. “The Exchange goes where our military goes, in all 50 states and more…

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2021 ProCamps Kick Off with Virtual Event for Military Resale Community Feb. 16

By Chris Ward / February 10, 2021 /

DALLAS –The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, along with the military resale community and Procter & Gamble, will be hosting a virtual ProCamp that kicks off at 12:30 p.m. (CST) on Feb. 16. The event will feature a question and answer session with Washington Football Team defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and Green Bay Packers…

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Exchange Helps Warfighters Make Priceless Memories This Valentine’s Day with Gifts, Flowers and More

By Chris Ward / February 4, 2021 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers can make their sweethearts smile this Valentine’s Day by picking up a heartfelt gift from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service. At Exchanges and Express locations worldwide, shoppers can choose from a variety of chocolate and candy sets. Starting Feb. 10, shoppers can pick up fresh flowers—ranging from $5.99 to…

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