Press Releases

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Recognized as 4-Star Employer by VETS Indexes

By Loyd Brumfield / June 15, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a 4-Star Employer by VETS Indexes, a firm that promotes employment for Veterans, military spouses and family members. The Exchange is among 20 organizations that received 4-Star Employer recognition as part of the inaugural 2021 VETS Indexes Employer Awards, which honors commitment to…

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Military Shoppers Can Win Garmin Watches in Exchange Sweepstakes

By Marisa Conner / June 14, 2021 /

DALLAS – There’s no time like the present for Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers to win a Garmin watch. Though June 27, authorized Exchange shoppers 18 and older can enter to win a Garmin Fenix 6X Sapphire Multisport GPS smartwatch (a $769 value). Three second-place winners—one from the continental U.S., one from the…

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Exchange Giving Away $6,000 In Prizes for Army’s 246th Birthday

By Marisa Conner / June 10, 2021 /

DALLAS – To mark the United States Army’s 246th birthday, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is giving away more than $6,000 in prizes through 10 sweepstakes. From June 11 to July 8, authorized Exchange shoppers 18 years and older, including honorably discharged Veterans, can enter at The 160 prizes include: 11 Rush…

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Exchange Celebrates Army’s 246th Birthday with Savings on Food, Fuel on June 14

By Marisa Conner / June 9, 2021 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is wishing the U.S. Army a happy 246th birthday. Military shoppers can join the celebration with special one-day savings at the Exchange. On June 14, Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and military shoppers can use their MILITARY STAR® card to receive: 10 cents off every gallon of gas…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Welcomes Nestle’s Cafe to Fort Bliss

By Loyd Brumfield / June 9, 2021 /

FORT BLISS – Soldiers and their families can satisfy their sweet tooths with a visit to Nestle Toll House Café by Chip, which celebrated its grand opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 4 at Fort Bliss. Nestle Toll House Café by Chip offers hot drinks and snacks such as cookies, cupcakes and ice cream made…

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service contributed $153 million in earnings to critical military Quality-of-Life programs at installations worldwide in 2020.

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Shoppers Generate $153 Million for Military Communities in 2020

By Conner Hammett / June 7, 2021 /

DALLAS – It matters where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians and their families shop, and authorized Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers are doing their part to strengthen their communities. In 2020, Exchange shoppers generated $153 million for critical military Quality-of-Life programs. Whether shopping at the Barksdale BX, the Camp Humphreys PX or online at,…

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Exchange Supports Military Communities Through Hurricane Season

By Conner Hammett / June 1, 2021 /

DALLAS – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts a more-active-than-usual hurricane season in 2021—and the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making sure military communities will have everything they need to weather the storm. The Exchange’s Merchandising Directorate is working around the clock to proactively build inventory at distribution centers, ensuring items that…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Associates Receive Red Cross Honor for Live-Saving Actions at Nellis AFB

By Loyd Brumfield / May 26, 2021 /

NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE – Two Army & Air Force Exchange Service associates at Nellis Air Force Base were honored with Certificates of Merit, signed by President Biden, from the American Red Cross during a ceremony May 25. PowerZone Supervisor Ikaipo Atienza and Customer Service Supervisor Alan Timbol were recognized for their actions in December,…

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PXs, BXs Continue to Serve, Support Military Communities with Safe Shopping Options

By Marisa Conner / May 25, 2021 /

DALLAS – It matters where you shop, and shopping at the Army & Air Force Exchange Service makes a difference for Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians, retirees, Veterans and military families. Whether shopping in main stores, Expresses or malls, shoppers make their community stronger. 100% of Exchange earnings are returned to the military community, included through funding…

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New MILITARY STAR Accounts Receive 15% Off First-Day Purchases May 21 to June 3

By Marisa Conner / May 17, 2021 /

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can celebrate summer with special savings from MILITARY STAR®. Military shoppers who open and use a new MILITARY STAR account from May 21 to June 3 will receive 15% off all first-day purchases instead of the regular 10%. The discount will appear as a credit on…

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