Military Star

From Director/CEO Tom Shull: 2021 Strategic Priorities—Driving For Success to Preserve the Benefit

By Tom Shull / April 26, 2021 /

After an unprecedented 2020, Team Exchange is focused on preserving the hard-earned benefit for all who wear the uniform—past, present and future. Six strategic priorities will increase the organization’s relevancy as the Exchange continues to be a crucial non-pay benefit for those we are so honored to serve.

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Where Heroes Win! Exchange Shoppers Score More Than $1.1 Million in Prizes in 2020

By Marisa Conner / April 8, 2021 /

Though the COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of many in-store events last year, the Exchange hosted more than 150 sweepstakes to award more than $1.1 million in prizes to the military community. Many of these prizes were presented to the winners at their local PXs and BXs. Subway’s Sip. Rip. Ultimate Trip Sweepstakes for the…

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Five Military Winners Have Holiday Bills Paid Off in MILITARY STAR Sweepstakes

By Marisa Conner / March 18, 2021 /

The holidays may be long over, but for the winners of the MILITARY STAR® Your Holiday Bill Is on Us sweepstakes, the best holiday gift came after the new year. The MILITARY STAR credit card program paid more than $40,000 in credit balances for the winners. Five grand-prize winners had their entire bills paid in…

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Top Associates Share Their Tips for MILITARY STAR Success

By Marisa Conner / March 2, 2021 /

When shoppers use the MILITARY STAR® card, they save—and so does the Exchange. The card brings approximately $468 million in value annually from interest savings and rewards cards for our Warfighters and their families, while saving the Military Resale Community over $26 million a year in credit card processing fees. Understanding the unique benefits the…

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Joint Base Lewis-McChord Express Leads the Way for MILITARY STAR Success

By Marisa Conner / March 2, 2021 /

When the management at the Lewis North Express at Joint Base Lewis-McChord challenged associates to step up their MILITARY STAR® applications numbers, the team responded—in a big way. In 2020, the Express processed more than 300 approved applications—about 115 more than the average for Expresses and surpassing some main stores, as well. Their 2020 total…

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