DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service, a leading employer of Veterans, will salute National Hire A Veteran Day on July 25 with on-the-spot interviews worldwide.
Nearly 80 PXs, BXs and distribution centers will host on-the-spot interviews. Veterans can find more information about local events by visiting their installation’s local Exchange Facebook page.
Veterans bring valuable experience to the Exchange and embody the Department of Defense retailer’s core value of family serving family. Veterans receive preference in the hiring process, giving our Nation’s heroes opportunities for stable and flexible employment after their service is completed.
“Hiring Veterans is a core part of the Exchange’s priorities,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Kevin Osby, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Veterans can find meaningful careers with the Exchange worldwide, improve the Quality of Life for military families and build toward retirement.”
Since 2013, the Exchange has hired more than 57,000 Veterans and military spouses and is committing to hiring a total of 75,000 by 2030.
The Exchange has been named a VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer for three consecutive years, in addition to nine straight distinctions as both a Best for Vets Employer by Military Times and Best of the Best by U.S. Veterans Magazine.
The Exchange offers hourly and full-time positions in all 50 states and more than 30 countries. Exchange careers start at $15 an hour. Veterans who want to work with the Exchange can visit ApplyMyExchange.com to browse openings and learn more.
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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 history and mission or to view recent press releases please visit our website at http://www.shopmyexchange.com or follow us on Twitter at https://twitter.com/ExchangePAO.
For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Travis Day, 214-312-3534 or [email protected].
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Marisa is a PR executive and writer in the Public Affairs department at Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES)