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Black Friday 2013

November 27, 2013

ShareBlack Friday 2013 is just around the corner! Use this as your Exchange shopping guide this holiday season. Online: Special online only deals for Thanksgiving day effective at midnight Central Standard Time on shopmyexchange.com! Great one-day offers on Friday and Saturday too! Don’t forget to check the deals on cyber Monday!! Exchange Stores: Black Friday opening times are [...]

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Beat the Heat with Summer of Savings at Exchange Restaurants

August 26, 2013

ShareAs temperatures heat up this summer, the discounts inside direct operated Army and Air Force Exchange Service restaurants are getting cooler for MILITARY STAR® card holders. Now through Sept. 21, every food or drink order made with a MILITARY STAR® card will be discounted by 20 percent – a full 79 days of savings. “With [...]

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How to Improve Your Soil Quality

August 16, 2013

ShareSoil fertility is the foundation for healthy grass.  If your lawn is already established, improving soil quality is more challenging than if you are growing a new lawn.  To boost the health and appearance of an existing lawn, follow these tips on how to improve soil quality.  A fertilization technique called top-dressing can increase your [...]

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10 Tips to Protect Yourself from the Sun

August 2, 2013

ShareSummer is here and with it, stronger UV rays. The sun is one of the biggest culprits of skin damage–it’s been estimated it’s responsible for 90% of total damage to your skin. It’s also cumulative, which means every burn and tanning session contributes to an overall damage to your skin that is currently irreversible–wrinkles, brown [...]

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Your Perfect Lawn: 6 Steps in the Right Direction

July 27, 2013

Share Avoid scalping the lawn. Cutting your lawn too short may save you more time between cuttings, but you can burn out the grass, leaving ugly brown spots on the lawn.  Rule of thumb: never reduce the height of your grass by more than 1/3 when mowing.  The grass uses its extra length to absorb the [...]

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Cheers to 118 Years of Serving You!

July 24, 2013

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Roasted Walnut and Gorgonzola Stuffed Grilled Apples

July 21, 2013

Share Grilled stuffed apples are sweet, salty, and just kissed with a little smoke from the grill. Try this unique recipe by Char-Broil All-Star David Olson. Prep Time: 25 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour Makes: 4 apples Ingredients 4-6 strips bacon 6 ounces chopped walnuts, salted and dry roasted 8 ounces Gorgonzola cheese, [...]

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10 Essentials Every Adventurer Needs

July 19, 2013

ShareGoing hiking? Climbing? Camping? There are a few things you should take with you, just in case you get caught in an unexpected circumstance. This list was created by experts in Mountaineering: The Freedom of the Hills and serves to ensure you have what you need to do two things–respond to an accident or emergency, [...]

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Exchange Credit Card Fees Impact Entire Military Community

July 17, 2013

ShareMilitary shoppers patronizing their local Exchange probably don’t give a second thought as to which credit card to use at checkout. What they may not be aware of, however, is that the use of bank-issued cards at the Exchange ultimately costs the military community millions annually. Last year alone, bank-issued card processing expenses at Army [...]

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