About the Exchange Blog

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service has been watching the corporate blogosphere evolve with various brands talking with real voices in conversations with their customers. We are excited to be able to take a more active role in the military community and hope we can contribute at least as much as we learn. The Exchange: Salute To Your Service Blog is not a “corporate” blog, but a blog where the Exchange will be celebrating the military family.

Of course, this is still a blog representing the Exchange, so you can appreciate there will be limits to what we can say and who we respond to, but our intention is to create a voice that truly represents who we are – a company of individuals who are military, former military, military spouses, and friends and family of military loved ones. We are excited and anxious to hear from you. We truly believe this will help us to become a better brand in servicing the “real” needs of the military community.

Now to introduce myself- I’m Leah Miller, your connection to the Exchange and blog editor.  I hope you will enjoy the conversation here and be sure to keep watch for contributions from other employees, experts and friends of the Exchange.

Let me tell you a little about me. I’ve worked at the Exchange for just almost 8 years.  Although I have previous retail experience, I’ve not had the opportunity to work in an Exchange store. I have been fortunate enough to get a ton of good experience in varying positions and work with many, many great people here. I feel very blessed to work for such an awesome place.

I love helping people. And I like to think that I’m pretty good at it. I think it’s because I realize that small things to me may be very important to someone else. And if you are taking time out of your busy day to address a situation, then it must be important.

I look forward to working and interacting with all of you!

We consider your feedback an integral part of this conversation, so feel free to share your thoughts on how we could make this blog more useful, more informative and even more engaging for you.

Please keep in mind that the Exchange works within a highly regulated industry, which means there are certain topics we will not be able to discuss here. For a full understanding of what we can and can’t discuss, be sure to reference our Rules of Engagement and Terms of Service.

Contact Us

For more information about this blog, please contact my Exchange Social Media Team at [email protected]

For media inquiries, please visit The Exchange: Mission, News & More.

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am reading this impressive educational article here at my house.


Wanda October 21, 2012 at 2:11 pm

I am looking for the 5 answers to the 2012 Halloween Treasure Hunt.


admin October 24, 2012 at 1:58 pm

Hi Wanda,

Please visit your local Exchange for the 5 answers to this contest.

Your Exchange Social Media Team


Danielle M. September 17, 2012 at 2:35 pm

the avengers contest

1. The Hulk
2. Black Widow
3. Thor
4. Captain America
5. Hawk Eye
6. Iron Man
Bonus. September 25, 2012


Nick L. August 11, 2012 at 1:22 pm

This is for the hunger games contest.

1. C
2. B
3. False
4. D
5. D
6. C


Annie N. August 5, 2012 at 3:39 pm

The Hunger Games Contest Answers
1. C
2. B
3. False
4. D
5. D
6. C


Stacy N. August 1, 2012 at 7:17 pm

Answers for Hunger Games:


Austin B. February 17, 2012 at 2:00 pm

I posted a response days ago to the “Pennzoil” story contest. I have not seen my story posted and still shows “Awaiting moderation”. Any idea when it will be posted? Thanks in advance!


admin February 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm

Hi Austin,

We received your entry–we’re still working through the entries and you should see yours posted publicly soon.

Stay tuned!

Your Exchange Social Media Team


Leighanna J. G. February 13, 2012 at 7:48 am

Contest answers


2- C

3- A

4- True

5- B

6- False

7- D

8- True

9- True

10- C


Ulrike E. S. February 8, 2012 at 5:46 pm

Breaking Dawn Contest answers:
1b, 2c, 3a, 4 True, 5b, 6 False, 7d, 8 True, 9 True, 10c


Season M M. February 5, 2012 at 6:10 pm

Answers to Breaking Dawn Contest
1. B. 6. F
2. C. 7. D
3. A. 8. T
4. T. 9. T
5. B. 10. A
7. D
8. T


CHRIS B. January 28, 2012 at 7:00 am

1. B
2. C
3. A
5. B
7. D
10. A


Cristil M C January 27, 2012 at 8:42 am

Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 contest entry
1. b
2. c
3. a
4. T
5. b
6. F
7. d
8. T
9. T
10. c


Samantha J. R. January 27, 2012 at 7:56 am

Breaking Dawn Pt. 1 Contest
1. C
4. True
5. B
6. False
7. D
8. True
9. true
10. C


Regenia W. January 3, 2012 at 1:35 am

I love your writing style really enjoying this website .


Sofia S. October 13, 2011 at 6:15 pm

Halloween Treasure Hunt Contest

Final answers:
Clue 1- You
Clue 2- Save
Clue 3- We
Clue 4- Give
Clue 5- Back


admin October 18, 2011 at 8:13 am

Hi Sofia,

If this is your entry for the Halloween Treasure Hunt Contest, please visit our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/aafes.bx.px and look for a link on the left titled “Halloween Treasure Hunt”. There you will find full instructions on how to officially submit your entry in order to be considered eligible for the prize.

Please let us know if we can help with anything else, and best of luck!

Your Exchange Social Media Team


Sofia S. October 13, 2011 at 5:54 pm

Yes to all 3 questions of the Sony Tablet contest.


Rena C. October 10, 2011 at 8:19 am

I hope this is the right place for the sony contest.


Sonia T. October 10, 2011 at 7:54 am

• Does the new Sony Tablet S have a front and rear facing camera?
Yes it does have front and rear facing camera…..
“Sony Tablet S comes handy with a 5 mega pixel rear facing HD camera with Sony Exmor for mobile CMOS sensor. The front facing camera is 0.3MP. The camera quality of the rear facing camera can be called satisfactory.”
• Is the new Sony Tablet S available in a 16GB and/or 42GB memory storage?
Yes it is available in 16GB but not in 42GB memory storage….
“The Sony Tablet S runs on a 1 GHz dual core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor. Sony Tablet S has three variations: Wi-Fi + 16GB internal storage, Wi-Fi + 32GB internal storage, Wi-Fi+3G with 16GB internal storage. The storage in all three models can be extended using a SD card.”

• Does the new Sony Tablet S run on the Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) Platform?
Yes the new Sony Tablet S runs on the Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) Platform…
Tablet S will run on Android 3.1 (Honeycomb), a platform designed specifically for tablets. Tablet S users will be able to upgrade to the Android 3.2 platform when it becomes available.


Victor E. October 1, 2011 at 11:11 am

Is this where one enter for the contest to winn the “Sony Tablet S”?


admin October 4, 2011 at 1:39 pm

Hi Victor,

It sure is! Submit your entry exactly the way you submitted this question. Be sure to include your contact info as stated in our rules and you’ll be officially entered. Remember, we’ll remove your contact info before posting your comment publicly to protect your privacy.

We look forward to your entry!

Your Exchange Social Media Team


Mary September 30, 2011 at 4:06 pm

AAFES WidowsBeware….Widow Robbed of $90,000 only 11 days after husband passed away. AAFES finance office gave the the widow the typical AAFES runaround…no explanation just the “we are working it”. StateStreet and AAFES have no checks and balances …Red Flags ignored!!! Widow in distress.


admin October 4, 2011 at 1:35 pm
Todd September 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm

I’d like to know if we have a place and where it is that maybe employees who have physical/mental chanllenges can go and get advice from others that may suffer with the same challenges. Perhaps someone had gone thru situations and found a way to handle it or work with it or thru it. This would be a very good help to me. I’m a Army Veteran and I do need the help. If someone sees this blog and even is able to pass it on to someone or a department in our agency (AAFES) that could help, I would greatly appreciate it.


admin September 21, 2011 at 12:38 pm

Todd, thanks so much for reaching out to us.

We recommend calling 800.508.8466. and our associates there will be happy to assist.

Please let us know if we can help with anything else.

Your Exchange Social Media Team


Carla September 2, 2011 at 8:09 pm

Where do i put my Nursery Ryhme entry in at? I am new to the blogging world. Any help would be appreciated:) Thank you


Trudy July 7, 2011 at 12:54 am

YMMD with that ansewr! TX


Don Abram Harris January 9, 2010 at 1:22 pm


Don Abram Harris what’s to say Happy New Year to all troops


Bill Bartmann September 1, 2009 at 12:43 pm

Excellent site, keep up the good work


joseph surovy March 25, 2009 at 8:33 pm

I am searching for someone that can answer a question concerning a sales promotion that advertised a rebate on a computer. The company offering the rebate on behalf of the exchange no longer is in business and now I am left wondering what to do.


Lauren Vargas March 26, 2009 at 5:59 am

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