Press Releases

Exchange, Disney to Host Free Online Movies, Activities for Military Children Through December

By Conner Hammett / September 8, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and The Walt Disney Studios are helping military families create magic moments at home with Operation Fun, a series of free online movie screenings and weekly virtual activities. Military families can access everything the campaign has to offer through Exchange’s XKids interactive community Hub page at…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Awards $10,000 Shopping Sprees to Airman, Retiree at JBLM

By Conner Hammett / September 4, 2020 /

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD – Two sweepstakes winners at Joint Base Lewis-McChord went on the shopping spree of a lifetime with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service after peeling winning game pieces from their Subway drink cups. Air Force Capt. Cameron Lindsey and 62nd Aerial Port Squadron Safety and Security Manager John Draper each won…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Nourishes Warfighters’ Children With Healthy, Safe School Meals

By Chris Ward / September 3, 2020 /

DALLAS – As the 2020-21 school year gets under way, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is committed to providing nutritious meals to Warfighters’ children in a safe, secure, sanitized environment, whether students are dining in person or grabbing their food to go. Almost all Department of Defense Education Activity schools in the Pacific…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Launching 12 Weeks of Savings for Holiday Shopping

By Chris Ward / September 2, 2020 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers looking to get a head start on holiday shopping while avoiding crowds can turn to the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s 12 Weeks of Savings. From Sept. 4 through Nov. 25, shoppers will find Black Friday prices in-store and on on electronics, clothing, jewelry, sporting goods and more. New…

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MILITARY STAR Increases Zero-Interest Military Clothing Plan’s Credit Limit to $1,000, Extends Payment Period to 12 Months

By Conner Hammett / September 1, 2020 /

DALLAS – The MILITARY STAR® card program has doubled the credit limit on its zero-interest Military Clothing Plan from $500 to $1,000. The Military Clothing Plan is a special line of zero-interest credit for uniform purchases available to all active duty Soldiers, Airmen and Marines, as well as Guard and Reserve members. The limit increase,…

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Army Installation Management Command, Army & Air Force Exchange Service Partnering to Strengthen Military Communities

By Chris Ward / August 31, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) are intensifying cooperative efforts to strengthen support of Soldiers and their families. Three key initiatives—the launch of a Digital Garrison app, creating a Quality-of-Life task force focused on improving services at austere locations and mission-essential services —are at the forefront…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Named Best for Vets Employer for Seventh Consecutive Year

By Loyd Brumfield / August 26, 2020 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been recognized by Military Times as a Best for Vets Employer for the seventh year in a row. The Department of Defense’s largest retailer ranked 20th on a list of 144 for-profit and nonprofit companies. Best for Vets employer rankings are based on a voluntary…

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Military Shoppers Can Set Their Sights on $10,000 in Prizes with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Contest

By Loyd Brumfield / August 25, 2020 /

DALLAS – Military shoppers with sharp eyes can win $10,000 in prizes from the Army & Air Force Exchange Service in the P&G Spot The Difference Photo Contest. Through Sept. 10, Soldiers, Airmen and their families can view images of two backpacks on the Exchange’s Facebook page or its community Hub. Then, they can spot the…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Pumps Up Exercising at Home with Weekly BE FIT Live Workouts

By Loyd Brumfield / August 24, 2020 /

DALLAS – Need some Monday motivation? The Army & Air Force Exchange Service invites Soldiers, Airmen and military families to put in some work as a military community during live BE FIT workouts each Monday on the Exchange’s Facebook page, BE FIT ambassadors Roy Montez and Air Force Senior Master Sgt. Sonja Berry host…

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Two Marines from Same Unit in Hawaii Win $10K Exchange Shopping Spree

By Loyd Brumfield / August 19, 2020 /

KADENA AIR BASE — Cpl. “Paul” In B. Lee, a safety equipment technician, and Sgt. Jacob Myers, an airframe mechanic, are far away from home while being attached to the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit. Their normal duty assignment is with Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron-463 on Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay. In the three years they…

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