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Get Fit with Trim Savings and the 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog

By Jennifer Johnsen, HQ AAFES Public Affairs

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. Troops and their families, as well as military retirees, can find the latest in sporting goods, camping, pools, water sports, and exercise equipment for summer fun and fitness. Whatever the activity - climbing in Yosemite, river rafting on the Colorado, or simply getting fit at home, the 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog has the products needed to make it exciting and safe.

The 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog is available for free at all main stores and online at,, or
Prices in this all-services catalog are valid May 26, 2005, through Oct. 15, 2005, 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 have all been authorized exchange privileges.

Orders can be placed by mail, fax or phone. To place orders toll free from the United States, Puerto Rico or Guam just call 1-800-527-2345. The Exchange Catalog center is open around-the-clock, seven days a week. Complimentary international access calling is available from several countries. Please check the customer service area at your Exchange Online Store for details. Authorized customers can also shop the 2005 Sports & Fitness Catalog online at,, or

Earnings generated by purchases in the Exchange and Exchange Online Store as well as Exchange Catalogs such as the 2005 Sports & Fitness, are returned to the military community in the form of funding for Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) facilities and programs. In 2004, AAFES returned $242.3 million to MWR and services programs.

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 our Web site at