Army & Air Force Exchange Service – Expanded Benefits info

Department of Washington VFW,

As the Director of Corporate Communication for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service, I would like to share updated information on the benefits your VFW members have earned through their honorable service to our great Nation.

The Department of Defense is proud to expand on-installation Exchange, commissary and morale, welfare and recreation program retail eligibility to:

·     All Veterans with service-connected disabilities

·     Purple Heart recipients

·     Former prisoners of war

·     Individuals approved and designated as the primary family caregivers of eligible veterans enrolled under the Department of Veterans Affairs Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers

Additionally, the Exchange’s Veterans Online Shopping Benefit allows all honorably discharged Veterans to shop tax free for life.

To learn more about both programs, please go to or scan the QR code below.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions regarding this expanded benefit.

Thank you, 

Jose Hernandez

LTC (R), U.S. Army

Director, Corporate Communications

Army & Air Force Exchange Service

O: (214) 312-2969

C: (214) 926-6569


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