Press Releases

Exchange Giving Away $5,000 in Gift Cards During Freedom Challenge: Army vs. Air Force

By Conner Hammett / September 8, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is rewarding a BE FIT lifestyle with $5,000 in gift cards and bragging rights for either the Army or Air Force. Through Sept. 30, anyone can participate in the Freedom Challenge: Army vs. Air Force by visiting MapMyFitness.com/challenges/aafes or downloading the MapMyFitness app. Participants can then…

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Exchange Offers Shoppers Chance to Win $1,000 in Gift Cards During M&M’s Flavor Wheel Sweepstakes

By Conner Hammett / September 6, 2017 /

DALLAS – Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers have the chance to win one of 10 $100 gift cards during the M&M’s Flavor Wheel sweepstakes. Authorized shoppers worldwide can enter at shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes through Sept. 30. “Winning a $100 gift card would be one sweet surprise,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the…

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Exchange Giving Away Ocean Getaway for Two with Rockstar Carnival Cruise Sweepstakes

By Conner Hammett / September 5, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering shoppers the chance to set sail on a Carnival Cruise for two during the Rockstar Carnival Cruise sweepstakes. Authorized shoppers worldwide can enter at shopmyexchange.com/sweepstakes through Sept. 30. The winner will receive their choice of a three, four or five-day cruise for two aboard…

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Exchange Supports Troops Bringing Relief to Hurricane Harvey Victims

By Conner Hammett / September 1, 2017 /

BASTROP, Texas – As troops bring help to South Texas after Hurricane Harvey, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is doing its part to support relief efforts with Mobile Field Exchanges (MFEs). An MFE is a retail store in a 53-foot trailer that carries merchandise such as snacks, drinks and toiletries. MFEs, designed to…

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IMCOM Commander Gets Firsthand Look at The Drive Behind Exchange Logistics

By Julie Mitchell / August 31, 2017 /

SHARPE ARMY DEPOT – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service welcomed United States Army Installation Management Command (IMCOM) Commanding General LTG Kenneth Dahl to its West Coast Distribution Center, offering a behind-the-scenes look at how the Department of Defense retailer’s logistics network is transforming to welcome home 13 million Veterans with a lifetime online…

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Exchange Pumps Up Savings for Service Members, Veterans This Labor Day

By Conner Hammett / August 30, 2017 /

DALLAS – All authorized Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers—active duty, retirees, dependents and now honorably discharged veteran beta shoppers—can save this Labor Day weekend with special promotions at shopmyexchange.com. While the Veterans online shopping benefit does not officially launch until Nov. 11, random honorably discharged Veterans have been selected as beta testers since…

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National Guardsman Wins Kawasaki KX™250F Motorcycle in Exchange Sweepstakes

By Conner Hammett / August 24, 2017 /

KEESLER AIR FORCE BASE – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service presented a Kawasaki KX™250F motorcycle to a lucky Exchange shopper on Aug. 19 at the Keesler Air Force Base Exchange. National Guard Spc. Anthony Clark, winner of the Exchange’s Monster Kawasaki sweepstakes, was joined by Col. Danny Davis, Commander, 81st Mission Support Group;…

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Exchange Rewards Military Students with $4,000 in Gift Cards for Academic Excellence

By Conner Hammett / August 23, 2017 /

FORT SILL – For 18-year-old Aalyshia Williams, working hard at school has paid off—literally. The Elgin, Okla. resident was recently presented with a $2,000 gift card, the grand prize in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s You Made the Grade sweepstakes, at the Fort Sill Exchange. “I was shocked, honestly,” Williams said. “Out of…

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Community Involvement Could Net Students a $5,000 Scholarship in Latest Exchange Contest

By Conner Hammett / August 22, 2017 /

DALLAS – Students who go above and beyond in making a difference in their community could reap a handsome reward for their service in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s Rewards of Caring Scholarship contest. To enter, authorized students in grades 6-12 with a 2.5 or higher GPA can submit an essay in English…

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Exchange Expands Layaway to Include Laptops, Tablets for Back-to-School Season

By Chris Ward / August 15, 2017 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is helping military students head to the top of the class during the 2017-18 school year by extending its layaway program to include computers and tablets needed to succeed in the classroom. Through Aug. 31, just in time for back-to-school season, Exchange shoppers can use layaway…

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