Fresh Styles Bloom in Exchange’s Spring Shopping Guide

RELEASE DATE: March 15, 2013

DALLAS – Military shoppers can indulge in the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s free spring online shopping guide filled with contemporary home décor and unbeatable spring values.

The new 36-page guide, arriving in mail boxes and Exchange stores March 15, features this season’s hottest home décor and kitchen accessories from brands like Kenmore, Ashley, Ninja and more.

“This guide offers some great ideas and an extensive variety to help decorate the home,” said the Exchange’s Chief of Staff Col. Tom Ockenfels. “The budget-friendly prices, wall art, rugs, and lighting are too good to pass up.”

Purchases from the Exchange’s spring internet buying guide include free standard shipping when using a MILITARY STAR® card. Also, shoppers get unbeatable values by joining the Online Savings Club to receive e-mails providing the best sales, promotions and coupons.

Prices in this all-services guide are valid through April 30, 2013, for all authorized exchange customers. Active duty military members of the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, as well as military retirees, reservists, National Guardsmen, Department of Defense civilians stationed overseas, exchange employees and their Family members are all authorized exchange privileges.

Orders can be placed by mail, fax or phone. Toll-free orders can be placed from the United States, Puerto Rico or Guam at 800-527-2345. The Exchange customer service center is open around the clock, seven days a week. Complimentary international access calling is also available from several countries. Those numbers are:

 Germany                 0800-82-16500

 Japan/Okinawa        00531-11-4132

 Korea                      00308-13-0664

 Italy                         8008-71227

 Belgium                   0800-7-2432

 The Netherlands      0800-022-1889

United Kingdom     0800-96-8101

Spain                       900-971-391

Turkey*                   00800-18-488-6312

* Calls cannot be placed from phones on base. Use off-base commercial lines.

Authorized customers can also shop the 2013 Spring Catalog online at

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Military exchanges have the dual mission of providing authorized patrons with articles of merchandise and services and of generating non-appropriated fund earnings as a supplemental source of funding for military Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) programs. To find out more about the military exchanges’ history and missions or to view recent press releases please visit


Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Amy Hall, 214-312-2132 or