Savvy Savings! New MILITARY STAR Accountholders Can Save 15% from Oct. 11 to 27


DALLAS – Smart shoppers can get savvy savings during the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s 12 Weeks of Black Friday Deals by signing up and using a new MILITARY STAR® card to receive 15% off all first-day purchases.

From Oct. 11 through Oct. 27, members of the military community who are approved for and use a new MILITARY STAR account will receive a higher discount instead of the regular 10% discount.

The extra savings come amid the Exchange’s three-month holiday sales event, which offers the latest electronics, clothing, jewelry, sporting goods, and more at Black Friday prices in-store and at New, military-exclusive deals and specials are being released every Friday through Nov. 23 at midnight Central time. Deals and sneak peek will be posted at

In addition to the 15% off first-day purchases, MILITARY STAR offers exclusive cardholder savings, such as 5 cents off every gallon of gas at Exchange fuel locations, 10% off at participating Exchange restaurants, and free shipping on online orders.

Cardholders also earn unlimited 2% rewards on all purchases at exchanges, commissaries, and online. Rewards exclude the Military Clothing line of credit.

“Service members and families can stack the savings at the Exchange and enjoy multiple discounts,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service’s senior enlisted advisor. “Savings like the MILITARY STAR new cardholder discount and the 12 Weeks of Black Friday Deals help take the stress out of holiday shopping.”

The 15% discount applies to purchases made everywhere the MILITARY STAR card is accepted, including all exchanges, commissaries and online at,, and Department of Defense civilians and retirees are eligible to apply for a card. All honorably discharged Veterans who have confirmed their eligibility to shop at can use their MILITARY STAR card discount shop the Exchange online.

Other benefits of the MILITARY STAR card include:

  • One low APR for all cardholders, regardless of credit score.
  • No annual, late, or over-limit fees.
  • 0%-interest Military Clothing plan for qualifying uniform basics.
  • A reduced-interest deployment plan with no payments required for eligible customers.

The first-day discount is dependent upon the application being approved and will be applied as a credit on the first monthly billing statement. For more information, visit

Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen, Guardians, and their families go to improve the quality of their lives by providing valued goods and services at exclusive military pricing. The Exchange is the 54th-largest retailer in the United States. 100% of Exchange earnings support military communities. In the last 10 years, your Exchange benefit has provided $3.5 billion in earnings for critical military Quality-of-Life programs. The Exchange is a non-appropriated fund entity of the Department of Defense and is directed by a Board of Directors. The Exchange is a 50th Anniversary Vietnam War Commemorative Partner, planning and conducting events and activities that recognize the service, valor, and sacrifice of Vietnam Veterans and their families in conjunction with the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration. To find out more about the Exchange’s history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at

Media Notes:  For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Marisa Conner at 214-312-5111 or [email protected].

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