Exchange Shoppers Can Breeze into Spring with 2012 Outdoor Living Exchange Catalog

RELEASE DATE: March 16, 2012

DALLAS – With much of the country coming out of what was considered a relatively mild winter, the Exchange is taking steps to address any potential outbreaks of Spring fever with a prescription that includes great selection and deals in the 2012 Outdoor Living Exchange catalog.

With everything needed for backyard entertaining, activities, projects and decorating, the 48-page catalog has the products needed to kick the season off right.

“When it comes to outdoor living, no one outshines the Exchange’s values,” said the Exchange’s Senior Enlisted Advisor Chief Master Sgt. Jeffry Helm. “Whether troops are looking for patio furniture, swimming pools, grills or lawn enhancements, the Outdoor Living Exchange catalog makes it easy to get the most out of a home’s outdoor living space.”

The 2012 Outdoor Living Exchange Catalog is available at all main stores and online at

Prices in this all-services catalog are valid through July 3, 2012, for any authorized exchange customer. 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 Catalog 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 2012 Outdoor Living Exchange 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 Chris Ward, 214-312-2714 or [email protected].