Exchange in the News

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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BE FIT on the Road

From Fort Hood Sentinel: Exchange offers Soldiers tools to stay fit

By Keiana Holleman / March 31, 2022 /

As part of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service BE FIT initiative, the Clear Creek Exchange hosted a TRX Suspension training demonstration on March 23. … Read more from Fort Hood Sentinel.

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From KXAS-TV: NASJRB Fort Worth Honors Vietnam Era Veterans

By Marisa Conner / March 30, 2022 /

The NAS JRB Fort Worth Exchange and commissary celebrated Vietnam Veterans at a pinning ceremony on National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Watch the full KXAS-TV story.

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From KENS-TV: Vietnam veterans were honored for their service at Fort Sam Houston

By Marisa Conner / March 30, 2022 /

Vietnam Veterans were honored during a pinning ceremony at Fort Sam Houston on March 29, National Vietnam Veterans Day. Watch the full KENS-TV story.

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From KABB-TV: Ft. Sam Houston hosts commemorative pin ceremony during Vietnam War Veterans Day

By Marisa Conner / March 30, 2022 /

SAN ANTONIO – The Fort Sam Houston Post Exchange honored Vietnam-era Veterans with a ceremony on Tuesday for National Vietnam War Veterans Day. Read the full KABB story.

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Photo of Krispy Kreme doughnuts rolling off bakery line at the Exchange's new Korea distribution center and bakery

From Stars and Stripes: Here’s a look inside the bakery that makes Krispy Kreme and Wonder Bread for the US military in South Korea

By Conner Hammett / November 19, 2021 /

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — The Army and Air Force Exchange Service celebrated the grand opening Friday of a new bakery that produces American-brand goods like Wonder Bread and Krispy Kreme doughnuts in South Korea. The 255,800-square-foot Korea Distribution Center at Camp Humphreys, which actually began operating late last year, is AAFES’ largest product center…

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Goodfellow AFB Exchange Shopping Center Grand Opening

From KSAN-TV: Goodfellow Air Force Base’s renovated Shopping Center is open for business

By Conner Hammett / August 6, 2021 /

SAN ANGELO, Texas – Just in time for the weekend, the renovated Goodfellow Shopping Center is open for business. This week, the new 17th Training Wing Commander joined San Angelo Civic Leaders for a ribbon-cutting ceremony. … Watch the full KSAN-TV story.

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From Military.com: How Active-Duty Personnel, Veterans and Their Families Can Watch the Tokyo Olympics for Free

By Conner Hammett / July 30, 2021 /

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has partnered with Comcast NBCUniversal to give active-duty military members, veterans and their families a chance to stream the upcoming Tokyo Summer Olympics for free. … Read more from Military.com.

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Phillip Jackson, military spouse, receives grab-and-go meals from Sonja Gates, Department of Defense Education Activity school meal program manager at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, March 25, 2020, as children attended school from home. (Airman 1st Class Jennifer Gonzales/Air Force)

From Military Times: All overseas DoD school students will get free meals through June

By Conner Hammett / July 28, 2021 /

All children enrolled in Department of Defense schools overseas will continue to get free meals through June, 2022, military exchange officials announced. … Read more from Military Times.

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