Exchange shoppers save 15 percent on First-Day MILITARY STAR Card purchases through Oct. 26

by Army & Air Force Exchange Service Public Affairs
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The Exchange is boosting savings on first-day purchases made with a new MILITARY STAR® card.

Shoppers who use a new card for the first time through Oct. 26 will receive a 15 percent discount on all purchases instead of the standard 10 percent discount that is regularly offered.

The discount is valid in-store at Army & Air Force Exchange Service facilities and online at and can be combined with other promotions. The discount will appear as a credit on shoppers’ first billing statements.

“The savings just got sweeter for those who get a new MILITARY STAR card,” said Lt. Col. Brian White, Exchange Pacific Region Deputy Commander. “What better way to get a head start on holiday shopping than with 15 percent savings?”

Each time cardholders make a purchase with their MILITARY STAR card, they earn points as part of a rewards program. Cardholders earn 2 points for every $1 spent wherever the MILITARY STAR card is accepted. For every 2,000 points earned, shoppers will automatically receive a $20 rewards card. Rewards cards can be redeemed at any exchange location and online at and

Other benefits of the card include:

• Competitive 11.24 percent interest rate – one of the best retail rates.

• No annual, late or over-limit fees.

• 10 percent off first-day purchases.

• 10 percent off at Exchange restaurants.

• 5-cents-per-gallon savings at Exchange gas stations.

• Free standard shipping at”

To apply for a MILITARY STAR card, authorized shoppers can visit their local Exchange or log on to

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