Press Releases

Fort Hood Exchange Brings Comforts of Home to Quarantined Guard Members, Reservists With Self-Serve Micromarket

By Marisa Conner / March 27, 2020 /

FORT HOOD – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is bringing a taste of home to Warfighters being quarantined at Fort Hood after recently returning from overseas. The Department of Defense’s oldest and largest retailer set up a self-serve, 24/7 “micromarket” in the installation’s quarantine area on March 20, making snacks, cold drinks, fresh-packaged…

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Exchange Grab-and-Go School Meals Nourish Spirits Throughout Military Communities

By Marisa Conner / March 27, 2020 /

DALLAS – As COVID-19 continues to create uncertainty, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains committed to supporting Soldiers, Airmen and military families, just has it has for nearly 125 years. With schools going virtual amid the pandemic, the Exchange has implemented a grab-and-go school meal program for students in Korea, Europe, Okinawa and…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Honors Heroes on National Vietnam War Veterans Day

By Marisa Conner / March 26, 2020 /

DALLAS – March 29 is National Vietnam War Veterans Day, and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service joins with the Nation in expressing its deep gratitude to Vietnam Veterans for their service, valor and sacrifice. The Exchange has been a Commemorative Partner with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration since 2013, planning…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Encourages Customers to Limit Cash Purchases to Help Fight Spread of COVID-19

By Marisa Conner / March 25, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is enlisting the help of military shoppers in its fight to protect Warfighters, families and installation communities from the global spread of COVID-19. In an effort to help keep point-of-sale areas as sanitary as possible, Exchanges worldwide will now ask customers to make purchases using a…

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service Continues Serving Military Through COVID-19 Pandemic

By Marisa Conner / March 24, 2020 /

DALLAS – When disaster strikes the military community—whether a natural disaster or the current COVID-19 pandemic—the Army & Air Force Exchange Service continues to care for our Nation’s Warfighters, their families and associates on the frontlines. At the forefront of this effort is the Exchange Disaster Support Group (DSG), which keeps communication open and brings…

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Let the Exchange Do the Shopping with Buy Online, Pick Up in Store

By Marisa Conner / March 23, 2020 /

DALLAS – For Soldiers, Airmen, retirees, disabled Veterans and military families contending with the social distancing challenges of COVID-19, leveraging their Exchange benefit is made easier with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Buy Online, Pick Up in Store service. Authorized military shoppers with installation access can go to ShopMyExchange.com, click on what they…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Community Hub Delivers Real-Time Information on COVID-19

By Marisa Conner / March 20, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is delivering real-time updates on COVID-19 to the nation’s Warfighters and military families via its online Community Hub. “The Hub is a go-to source of near-real-time information on how COVID-19 may affect the military community’s Exchange shopping experience,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes,…

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MILITARY STAR Offers Resources for Cardholders Affected by COVID-19 Virus

By Marisa Conner / March 18, 2020 /

DALLAS – MILITARY STAR® cardholders affected by the COVID-19 pandemic can email MilitaryStar@aafes.com for assistance with their accounts or send correspondence to: Exchange Credit Program P.O. Box 650410 Dallas, TX 75265-0410 “MILITARY STAR understands that many people are being affected directly and indirectly by the pandemic, and their well-being is of paramount concern,” said Tommy…

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An update for our military communities on COVID-19

By Julie Mitchell / March 18, 2020 /

Dear Soldiers, Airmen, family members, military retirees and Veterans, As COVID-19 continues to create uncertainty, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains committed to supporting you, just as we have for nearly 125 years.  Because of the fluid nature of the pandemic, we invite you to keep up with the latest news regarding your…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Committed to Supporting Warfighters During COVID-19 Pandemic

By Julie Mitchell / March 18, 2020 /

DALLAS – As COVID-19 continues to create uncertainty, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service remains committed to supporting Soldiers, Airmen and military families. “The Exchange has a nearly 125-year-old history of standing with Warfighters, and we continue to take care of our Nation’s heroes during these uncertain times,” said Exchange Director/CEO Tom Shull. “We…

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