Nellis Exchange celebrates organization’s 121 years of service, support


NELLIS AFB, Nev. — On July 25, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service marks a milestone—121 years of serving Soldiers, Airmen, retirees and military families.

On July 25, 1895, General Order No. 46 established the exchange on military installations, directing post commanders to set up an exchange at every post. Since then, exchanges have faithfully served alongside service members wherever they are called to serve, from Bagram to Barksdale, Benning to Baghdad and beyond.

To celebrate 121 years of service and support, shoppers who use their MILITARY STAR card from July 22 through July 24 will receive double reward points, earning four points for every $1 spent. With the MILITARY STAR rewards program, for every 2,000 points earned, shoppers automatically receive a $20 rewards card.

The 121st anniversary celebration continues July 25 at the Nellis Exchange Popeyes, which is offering two pieces of chicken—mixed or tenders—and a biscuit for $1.21.

Airman, retirees and their families can help the Nellis Exchange celebrate 121 years of family serving family. Anniversary weekend festivities include Cake Serving at 10 a.m.

For more information, military shoppers can contact the Nellis Exchange at 702-643-3526.