You Made the Grade Winner

Mendel Elementary School Student Wins $500 Exchange Gift Card for Academic Achievement

By Conner Hammett / February 1, 2018 /

YOKOTA AIR BASE – For the third-place winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes, the first time was the charm. While Mendel Elementary School fifth-grader Bryce Watts usually earns straight A’s, it wasn’t until last semester that her brother, Zach suggested she enter the sweepstakes. In a…

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Service Members Can Experience the Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality as the Exchange Teams Up with Comcast NBCUniversal to Provide Access to Olympic Streaming Coverage

By Chris Ward / January 31, 2018 /

DALLAS and STAMFORD, Conn. – NBC Universal will provide more than 50 hours of live virtual reality coverage (VR) of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games from PyeongChang, South Korea, all of which will be available to US service members worldwide. This will be the first time ever that VR will be available for a Winter…

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At the Tinker Exchange, He is All In For Helping Fellow Disabled Veterans

By Conner Hammett / January 31, 2018 /

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE – Eight years ago, retired Navy Master Chief Petty Officer Larry Van Schuyver started selling military-themed T-shirts and memorabilia at the Tinker Air Force Base Exchange mall. Since then, the Iraq War Veteran and Purple Heart recipient has used the proceeds from his business, Sittin’ Pretty USA, to help thousands of…

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You Made the Grade Winner

Kaiserslautern Middle School Student Wins $1,500 Exchange Gift Card for Academic Achievement

By Conner Hammett / January 29, 2018 /

RAMSTEIN AIR BASE – For the second-place winner of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s worldwide You Made the Grade sweepstakes, the Kaiserslautern Military Community isn’t just a place to live—it’s an opportunity to broaden horizons. Aaron Perez, a seventh-grader at Kaiserslautern Middle School, received his prize, a $1,500 Exchange gift card, during a…

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Four-Legged Friends Win Joint Base MDL Service Member $1,000 Grand Prize

By Conner Hammett / January 19, 2018 /

JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST – A local service member’s photogenic canine companions have fetched her a $1,000 Army & Air Force Exchange Service gift card, the grand prize in the Exchange’s worldwide Holiday Pet Photo Contest. Staff Sgt. Amber Knickman of the New Jersey National Guard received the prize at the Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Exchange on…

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Exchange Named Retailer of the Year by New Age Electronics

By Chris Ward / January 9, 2018 /

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been selected Retailer of the Year by New Age Electronics, a leading distributor of consumer electronics and gaming products and services. The New Age Electronics Retailer of the Year award winner is selected based on year-over-year revenue growth, close executive alignment, strategic partnership, sourcing of…

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Army & Air Force Exchange Service Named a 2018 Military Friendly Employer®, Military Spouse Friendly Employer®

By Julie Mitchell / December 20, 2017 /

DALLAS – As a sign of its commitment to the military community, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been named a 2018 Top 10 Military Friendly Employer® and Military Spouse Friendly Employer® by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines. The annual Military Friendly Employer list honors companies based on…

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Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Exchange Opens New Military Clothing Store

By Conner Hammett / December 8, 2017 /

JOINT BASE McGUIRE-DIX-LAKEHURST – Picking up uniforms, badges, patches and insignia is easier and more convenient than ever with the opening of the new Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Military Clothing store, located inside the main Army & Air Force Exchange Service shopping center. JBMDL Commander Col. Neil Richardson; Col. Troy Koepnick, 87th Mission Support Group Commander;…

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Lackland Exchange Spreads Holiday Cheer to 3,800 Basic Military Training Recruits

By Julie Mitchell / December 4, 2017 /

JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-LACKLAND – Airman Basic Alissia Bert browsed racks of jackets, shirts and pants at the Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland Exchange, looking for a special gift to send to her 3-year-old son, Darton, back home in Oklahoma City. Bert, 20, is in her seventh week of Air Force Basic Military Training. She hasn’t…

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Exchange Rings in the Holidays by Giving Away $1,750 in Gift Cards

By Conner Hammett / November 29, 2017 /

DALLAS – Service members and their families can enter to win an Exchange shopping spree this holiday season by submitting a video of their favorite holiday greeting. Authorized shoppers worldwide can enter the Procter & Gamble Holiday Greetings Sweepstakes Dec. 1 through 15 at ShopMyExchange.com/sweepstakes. Greetings can be to a friend, family member or fellow…

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