Exchanges closed as focus is on family this Thanksgiving

Army & Air Force Exchange Service
News Release

DALLAS -The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is a true example of family serving family as 85 percent of its work force is connected to the military. On Thanksgiving, the Exchange’s focus will be on family.

While most main stores will be closed Thanksgiving Day, Exchange doors will open at 6 a.m. in the United States stores European exchanges will welcome shoppers at 8 a.m. the day after Thanksgiving.

“As part of the military community, we understand how precious time together can be,”said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, Exchange senior enlisted advisor. “Shoppers can spend time with their loved ones on Thursday and then start shopping early, at their Exchange, on Friday.”

Some service members will still have access to convenience items on Thanksgiving Day as approximately 140 Express locations will be open worldwide. Shoppers can contact their local Exchange or check their Exchange’s Facebook page for information on their local Express.