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Exchange’s BE FIT Wellness Offerings Keep Service Members Ready, Resilient

DALLAS – The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is supporting BE FIT resolutions with health and wellness offerings for Warfighters, retirees and their families.

“Wellness is the cornerstone of the BE FIT lifestyle,” said Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Luis Reyes, the Exchange’s senior enlisted advisor. “Providing wellness services—from durable medical equipment to optical and dental services—is one of the many ways that the Exchange lives up to its commitment to promoting readiness and resiliency for Airmen and Soldiers.”

The Exchange has a long-standing history of supporting the wellness of Warfighter and their families, beginning with the opening of its first vision center at Fort Lewis in 1985. The following services are available at select Exchange locations:

• Durable medical equipment shops in 11 locations (with eight more expected to open in 2019)
• Optical and optometry clinics in 151 locations worldwide
• Dental clinics in three locations (with 21 additional locations forthcoming)
• Cryotherapy at Ft. Hood (with seven additional locations expected over the next two years)

The Exchange takes a holistic approach to wellness. Fitness products and athletic apparel in Exchange stores and on ShopMyExchange.com and healthy options at the food court and Express go hand in hand with the Exchange’s wellness services to promote readiness and resiliency for Soldiers and Airmen.

Warfighters and families can also find wellness solutions in the BE FIT section of the Exchange’s Hub page and the Exchange’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.

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Since 1895, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) has gone where Soldiers, Airmen 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 61st-largest retailer in the United States. Its earnings provided $2.4 billion in dividends to support military morale, welfare and recreation programs over the last 10 years. 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.

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Media Notes:

For more information or to schedule an interview with an Exchange representative please contact Alexandra Pirkle, 214-312-2143 or pirkleac@aafes.com.

Follow the Exchange:
Facebook: www.facebook.com/shopmyexchange
Twitter: https://twitter.com/shopmyexchange
Instagram: @shopmyexchange

DISCLAIMER: This article was originally published at the Defense Video Imagery Distribution System Hub (www.didvshub.net). The appearance of U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) visual information does not imply or constitute DoD endorsement.

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