US Army and Air Force Exchange to open at 4 a.m. on ‘Black Friday’

MEDIA CONTACT: Chris Ward
MEDIA ADVISORY: 12-068
RELEASE DATE: Nov. 7, 2012

DALLAS – Military shoppers can come early and gobble up the savings as the Army and Air Force Exchange Service will open its Main Stores doors in CONUS, Alaska, and Hawaii at 4 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23 for “Black Friday” sales.

“From our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving,” said the Exchange’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Tony Pearson. “The day after is the unofficial holiday season for many Exchange shoppers. The deals we will be serving up will offer plenty of incentive to get up early.”

Beginning 4 a.m. Nov. 23, locations across the United States will pass out take-a-tickets for the most popular “doorbuster”  items as well as bounce back coupons that can be used throughout the weekend that add value and excitement to this year’s event.

Authorized shoppers can call their nearest Exchange for additional information. Contact information is available through the “Exchange Stores” at shopmyexchange.com.

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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a joint non-appropriated fund instrumentality of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors which is responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and the Air Force through the Service Chiefs of Staff.  The Exchange has the dual mission of providing authorized patrons with quality merchandise and services at competitively low prices and generating non-appropriated fund earnings as a supplemental source of funding for military morale, welfare and recreation programs. To find out more about the Exchange history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our Web site at http://www.shopmyexchange.com.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Ashley Sutton, 214-312-2132 or suttonas@aafes.com.