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The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) is a joint command of the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force, and is directed by a Board of Directors who is responsible to the Secretaries of the Army and the Air Force through the Service Chiefs of Staff. AAFES has 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 AAFES' history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit http://www.aafes.com/pa/default.asp.



AAFES Offers Aspiring Young Writers Opportunity for Great Prizes (07/07/2008)

Troops and the ‘New Avengers’ Step Into the Line of Fire in Free Comic Book (07/01/2008)

Save Money and Energy with the Appliances 2008 All-Services Exchange Catalog (06/24/2008)

Charleston AFB BX adds realism to “Army Wives” TV Show (06/23/2008)

Contributions Top $6.5 Million on Fourth Anniversary of “Help Our Troops Call Home” (06/23/2008)

Five Years of “Gifts from the Homefront” Nets Over $2 Million in Support for America’s Troops (06/18/2008)

Contributions Top $6.5 Million on Fourth Anniversary of “Help Our Troops Call Home” (06/11/2008)

AAFES Delivers Healthy Return on Investment to Military Community in ‘07 (06/10/2008)

AAFES Marks Five Years of Service and Support to Troops in Iraq (06/03/2008)

The Wounded Warrior Clothing Support Program (WWCSP) (05/29/2008)

AAFES Marks Five Years of Service and Support to Troops in Iraq (05/22/2008)

AAFES and Military OneSource Take Messages Online, at Home and In Store (05/20/2008)

AAFES Holds Contest to Salute Military Spouses (05/12/2008)

AAFES Has Environmental Change “in the Bag” (05/08/2008)

Tell AAFES What You Think For Shot at Shopping Spree (05/05/2008)

Military Star Rewards MasterCard® to “Go Where You Go” (04/28/2008)

Shoplifting, and Resulting Costs to Military Community, Up in ‘07 (04/18/2008)

AAFES Offering Military Shoppers More Than $2,000 in Stress Relieving Prizes (04/14/2008)

“It’s My Benefit” Video Contest Winners Make a Scene (04/10/2008)

AAFES Unveils Patriot POG Contest Winners (04/07/2008)

Harbor Country Bike and Hobby Rolls into Exchange Online Mall (04/02/2008)

AAFES Complimentary Messaging System Ideal for Reaching Troops (03/12/2008)

AAFES Delivers Valuable Learning Experience to Students Who “Make the Grade” (02/27/2008)

AAFES Gives Military Shoppers Chance to ‘Pin Down’ Trip to Wrestlemania 24 (02/19/2008)

AAFES ‘Green’ Initiatives Expected to Pay Off for Military Community (02/19/2008)

Military Shoppers Sitting Pretty with Stylique Salon Sweepstakes (02/05/2008)

Support for America’s Troops Surges in 2007 (01/30/2008)

Operation Forward Santa Makes Gift Giving Easy for Deployed Troops (12/13/2005)
AAFES is bridging the gap between troops and those they love with a gift giving program specifically designed to serve deployed troops.

Army & Air Force Exchange Service Phone Support Initiative Nears $3 Million Mark (11/29/2005)
In April 2004, AAFES embarked on an ambitious plan to deliver military Exchange Global Prepaid Phone cards to U.S Military men and women serving in support of Operations Iraqi and Enduring Freedom.

Military Family Members “Expecting a Call” in December (11/15/2005)
“Help Our Troops Call Home” delivers an instant morale boost with phone cards that offer up to two hours of talk time for calls placed from any of AAFES’ 69 call centers in Iraq, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan or Kuwait.

Top Soldiers Sound Off on Exchange Support (11/15/2005)
Last month, four of the Army’s top troops visited the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s world headquarters in Dallas, Texas, to learn more about exchange support and provide feedback to AAFES leadership.

Congress Concerned about Shipping Costs to Downrange Locations (10/17/2005)
To combat prohibitive shipping fees, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service offers two initiatives that make it easy and affordable to support military families and troops.

Industry-Wide Gasoline Shortages Hit Some AAFES Stations (09/06/2005)
The closure of refineries and offshore oil platforms as well as oil pipeline failures in South Eastern United States are impacting fuel availability at Army & Air Force Exchange Service gas stations.

AAFES Brings Messages of Support ‘Back to the Homefront’ (08/22/2005)
Army & Air Force Exchange Service associates are busy assembling banners from deployed troops as part of the “Patriot Family” campaign’s “Back to the Homefront” initiative.

Fast Food Brings a Piece of Home to Deployed Troops (08/17/2005)
From the time the first Burger King restaurant opened at Baghdad International Airport June 10, 2003, to the newest Starbucks and Charley’s Grilled Subs opening July 2005 in Arifjan, Kuwait, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been providing deployed troops with a taste of home and an instant morale boost.

AAFES Honors Retirees with ‘Still Serving’ Weekend (08/17/2005)
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is formally honoring military retirees during its annual “Still Serving” weekend, Sept. 16-18.

Troops “Think Outside the Bun” with AAFES’ First Taco Bell in Iraq (07/25/2005)
Making a taco run just got a little easier for troops stationed at Camp Taji, Iraq, with the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s newest Taco Bell restaurant.

2005 Fall/Winter Catalog Brings Value Home (07/25/2005)
Convenience…Quality…Value! That’s what military customers will find in the Exchange Service’s 2005 Fall/Winter Catalog.

AAFES Removes Selected Products Containing Pseudoephedrine from Shelves (07/05/2005)
The Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES) will remove products containing the solid form of pseudoephedrine from all store shelves effective July 31.

Disney/Pixar and AAFES Save the Day for "Incredible" Sweepstakes Winners (06/07/2005)
Save the Day" was the theme for the 2004 Disney/PIXAR hit film, "The Incredibles," and 10 Army and Air Force Exchange Service customers believed that motto on May 25, 2005.

AAFES/BK Give Away Mustangs: One Down, Two to Go (06/07/2005)
Every now and then military family members are entitled to a little luck, and this time that honor was bestowed on one lucky spouse who has claimed a 2006 Ford Mustang courtesy of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service and Burger King.

Personal Shoppers Bring Comfort to Hospitalized Troops (05/31/2005)
With the help of the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s (AAFES’) implementation of Public Law 1559, many evacuated patients are assisted by AAFES personal shoppers who supply them with the items they need.

Get Fit with Trim Savings and the 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog (05/31/2005)
If military customers want to get in shape for an affordable price, the Exchange Services’ 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog (cover shot available upon request) is the best place for their one-stop shopping needs.

Stars Wars: Revenge of the Sith Premieres in Iraq (05/31/2005)
This week, Star Wars fans around the world filled theaters for the premiere of Episode III -- Revenge of the Sith – even those deployed to Iraq.


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