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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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Exchange shoppers can donate to Army, Air Force relief funds this holiday season
December 20, 2022
— Army & Air Force Exchange Service shoppers can support the military community by donating to Army Emergency Relief, or AER, or the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, this holiday season...
Students can turn good grades into rewards at AAFES Exchange
October 3, 2022
— The “You Made the Grade” program is designed to reward students, 1st-12th grade, for above-average academic achievement and to inspire them to work that much harder. Qualifying students can receive a You Made the Grade Rewards gift card by presenting a valid military ID card and proof of an overall “B” average or better to their local Exchange...
Military pets can earn Halloween treats with $3,000 in prizes in Exchange Pet Photo Contest
October 1, 2022
— No tricks, but lots of treats for military pets in @shopmyexchange and Hill’s Howl-O-Ween Pet Photo Contest. Oct. 1-31, submit a photo of your pet in costume for a chance at $3,000 in prizes. Two grand-prize winners will receive a $500 Exchange gift card, and eight runners-up will receive a $250 Exchange gift card...
NASCAR team salutes military at JBSA
May 11, 2022
— As part of their Military Salutes program, Garrett Smithley, driver of the No. 51 Ford Mustang in the NASCAR Cup Series for Rick Ware Racing, and his crew, brought the team's show car to Joint Base San Antonio May 3-5...
Department of Defense expands access to military exchanges
May 1, 2021
— The Department of Defense has announced the expansion of access to military exchanges...
New Exchange opens doors at JBSA-Fort Sam Houston
April 15, 2021
— After years of planning and construction, the Army and Air Force Exchange Service opened its new Exchange shopping center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston April 15...
New JBSA-Fort Sam Houston Exchange opens first stores, restaurants
March 18, 2021
— The Army and Air Force Exchange Service has opened the first stores and restaurants to customers at its new Exchange shopping center at Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston...
AAFES partners with military relief funds to help Soldiers, Airmen in need
July 13, 2020
— Soldiers, Airmen and other authorized shoppers can donate to Army Emergency Relief, or AER, or the Air Force Assistance Fund, or AFAF, at the register at any Exchange...
JBSA kids can reserve Month of the Military Child brat patches online with the Exchange
April 15, 2020
— During April, the Month of the Military Child, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is saluting the nation’s youngest heroes. The Exchange has partnered with Vanguard to create a free, limited-edition collectible iron-on patch celebrating military children who make Warfighters’ mission and focus possible. ...
Let JBSA Exchanges do the shopping with ‘Buy Online, Pick Up in Store’ service
March 24, 2020
— For those Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, JBSA-Lackland and JBSA-Randolph service members and families contending with the social distancing challenges of COVID-19, leveraging their Exchange benefit is made easier with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s “Buy Online, Pick Up in Store” service...
AAFES 'You Made the Grade' program rewards military students for academic excellence
May 9, 2019
— According to the Department of Defense Education Activity, the average military child will move six to nine times during a school career -- three times more often than children whose parents do not serve in the military. The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is commending the achievements of these young scholars with its "You Made the Grade" program. ...
Vietnam Veterans honored at Base Exchange
March 30, 2018
— The Base Exchange honored Vietnam-era veterans with commemorative lapel pins March 29 at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. The pins were created in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam...
New JBSA-Sam Houston Exchange making progress
January 18, 2018
— The new Exchange shopping center will be occupy 210,000 square feet and is expected to be complete in early 2020...
JBSA-Lackland Exchange Spreads Holiday Cheer to 3,800 Basic Military Training Recruits
December 5, 2017
— More than 3,800 trainees were treated to holiday cheer Dec. 2 at the Lackland Exchange, which opened extra early just for them. Typically, trainees are not allowed to visit the Exchange or do much beyond their rigorous assignments...
Honorably Discharged Vets Now Have Online Exchange Shopping Privileges
November 21, 2017
— Some 18.5 million honorably discharged veterans now have a lifetime benefit enabling them to shop online at ShopMyExchange.com, marking the first expansion of military exchange privileges since 1990...
DOD opens online exchange shopping to veterans
January 23, 2017
— The Department of Defense announced Jan. 13 that veterans will soon be able to shop online at military exchanges...