Exchange gift cards personalize holiday care packages

| December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Hawaii Exchange, including the Schofield Exchange, is offering holiday gift cards to authorized patrons.  (Photo by Jack Wiers U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Public Affairs)

The Hawaii Exchange, including the Schofield Exchange, is offering holiday gift cards to authorized patrons.
(Photo by Jack Wiers U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii, Public Affairs)

Hawaii Exchange
News Release
According to a recent National Retail Federation survey, gift cards will be the most requested gift this year with 62 percent preferring a gift card over any other item.

For Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines, their gift card of choice is the one that can be redeemed at military exchanges from Okinawa to Oklahoma.

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is making it easy for any American to send their support with an Exchange gift card that service members can use for electronics, snacks or a good book.

“An Exchange gift card empowers troops to choose items that make their lives easier wherever they are called to serve,” said the Schofield Exchange’s store manager, Cathy Ely. “The needs of a Soldier here at Schofield Barracks are different from the Soldier in Afghanistan. An Exchange gift card allows service members to get exactly what they need to make the holidays brighter.”

Gift card shop at home
While only authorized military shoppers can redeem Exchange gift cards, any American can send one by simply calling (800) 527-2345 or logging on to www.shopmyexchange.com and clicking “Purchase Gift and Phone Cards” at the bottom of the page.

From there, Exchange gift cards, ranging in values from $10 to $500, can be addressed to a specific Soldier, Airman, Sailor or Marine, or sent to “any service member” through the Fisher House Foundation, Air Force Aid Society, Warrior and Family Support Center or Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

The gift cards can be redeemed at Exchanges in all 50 states and more than 30 countries.

Saturday-only Sales
As Soldiers, Airmen and their families tackle their holiday shopping, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service is offering special deals every Saturday until Christmas, with up to 50 percent off select items.

On Dec. 20, shoppers save 30 percent on a Lifetrak Zone activity watch and 25 percent on a Canon PowerShot digital camera bundle with SD card and case.

“From deals on Russell Stover chocolates and Yankee candles to holiday home decor, military shoppers are sure to find something special for everyone on their lists,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Sean Applegate, Exchange senior enlisted advisor.

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