Chris Ward

Exchange Shoppers Can Score $25,000 in Gaming Gear with Monster Energy Sweepstakes

By Chris Ward / May 10, 2022 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers can elevate their gaming to the next level as the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Monster Energy are giving away more than $25,000 in gaming equipment. Through May 31, authorized shoppers can visit and enter the Monster Gaming Lounge sweepstakes for a shot at one of 30 prize…

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Fort Polk Express Gas 1 Station Now Offering TOP TIER™-Certified Valero Fuel

By Chris Ward / March 31, 2022 /

FORT POLK – TOP TIER™-certified branded fuel is now available at Fort Polk’s Express 1 gas station.  Drivers can now fill up with Valero fuel at the Express I gas station and the station has received updated signing and pumps and a new canopy identical to those at Valero’s gas stations outside the gate. “The…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Salutes Vietnam Veterans with Special Truck Design

By Chris Ward / March 14, 2022 /

DALLAS – In recognition of National Vietnam War Veterans Day on March 29, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is rolling out three tractor-trailers with a message to those that served during that era: “Thank you for your service to our Nation.” “The American public didn’t understand the sacrifices of Vietnam War Veterans, and…

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Exchange Provides Free Movies for Military Members at Installations Lacking Theaters

By Chris Ward / February 14, 2022 /

DALLAS – As part of its longstanding commitment to bring movies to Warfighters wherever they are called to serve, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has launched a new program to provide movies to those installations not located near a theater. The new service replaces the VHS program that launched at Army and Air…

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Military Community Can Receive 10% Off Tax Preparation Through Army & Air Force Exchange Service and H&R Block

By Chris Ward / February 9, 2022 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is taking the stress and worry out of filing taxes by teaming with H&R Block to provide tax preparation services to military members and their families at a 10% discount at select locations worldwide and online. In addition to the discount, H&R Block at the Exchange…

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Exchange, United Artists to Offer Free Screenings of ‘Dog’ to Select Military Communities

By Chris Ward / February 8, 2022 /

DALLAS – Service members, military families and retirees can fetch a free advance screening of United Artists’ “Dog,” starring Channing Tatum and Lulu, a Belgian Malinois dog, at Reel Time Theaters on select military installations on Feb. 12. The following military communities will get to see a special advance screening of the movie nearly a…

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Exchange Teams Up with Comcast NBCUniversal to Provide Service Members with Free Streaming of the 2022 Winter Olympics

By Chris Ward / January 27, 2022 /

DALLAS AND NEW YORK – Service members and honorably discharged Veterans worldwide will again enjoy free access to NBCUniversal’s full streaming coverage of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, courtesy of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Comcast NBCUniversal. Military members will be able to stream all the action from the Beijing Games using…

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Exchange Wellness Services Help Military Families Maintain Health Year-Round

By Chris Ward / January 26, 2022 /

DALLAS – Maintaining a healthy body is essential for military members and their families. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service helps the military community achieve their health goals with a wide range of wellness services. The Exchange’s BE FIT program takes a holistic approach to health and wellness, including expanding wellness services available on…

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‘Chief Chat’ Now Available on YouTube and Spotify

By Chris Ward / January 19, 2022 /

DALLAS – Fans of “Chief Chat,” the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s award-winning military-exclusive broadcast, now have more options for tuning in as all episodes are now available on YouTube and Spotify. Viewers can catch their favorite celebrities, military leaders, athletes, musicians and more by subscribing on YouTube to the “Chief Chat” channel to…

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It Matters Where You Shop: Exchange Everyday Savings Help Military Shoppers’ Budgets

By Chris Ward / January 12, 2022 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers can resolve to trim their budgets this new year through their earned Army & Air Force Exchange Service benefit. At Exchange stores worldwide and at, authorized shoppers receive tax-free shopping and military-exclusive pricing—benefits that make a difference every day. “Sticking to a budget can be difficult and your Exchange benefit…

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