Schofield Exchange invites ‘Star Wars’ to ‘Find the Force’

| September 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Patrons can download the Star Wars app on their smartphone to participate in the augmented reality event, Sept. 30. (Courtesy photo)


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SCHOFIELD BARRACKS Defenders of the Force can become one with the “Star Wars” universe during “Find the Force,” a special augmented reality event, Sept. 30, at the Schofield Main Store Exchange, here.

“Star Wars” fans start the smartphone-assisted treasure hunt by downloading the Star Wars app. Participants can then load the “Find the Force” experience and scan signs in the store unlocking a different augmented reality experience each day featuring characters from “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.”

Fort Bragg children gather at the North Post Exchange to become padawans and learn the ways of the Force. (Photo by Irvine Gourdine, The Fort Bragg Paraglide)

Shoppers can also unlock characters from home at

“The Exchange has all kinds of fun in store for fans of all ages,” said Store Manager Asia Gilchriest. “Come on down; you never know what characters you’ll encounter during this next-generation experience.”

Participants should download the “Star Wars” app and launch the “Find the Force” experience prior to arriving to the store. “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” toys and merchandise will also be available during the event and at

Customers who shop at the Schofield Barracks Exchange helped generate more than $1.3 million last year for Army programs. (Jack Wiers, U.S. Army Garrison-Hawaii)More Online
The Schofield Barracks Exchange is at Bldg. 694.

The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30. For more information, call 622-1773.

Shoppers can learn more about “Find the Force” at

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